Local Adopt-A-Stream Programs

  • Workshops covering watershed assessments and visual monitoring, chemical and biological monitoring
  • Assistance in identifying streams to adopt and registering your streams
  • Answers to questions about the program
  • Resources such as maps and monitoring equipment
  • Outreach activities for local community groups and schools
  • General assistance in organizing your AAS program
RegionName  
  RegionService AreaCoordinatorContact InformationOrganization

RegionName: All

  All Harold Harbert harold.harbert@dnr.ga.gov
(404)651-8514
http://AdoptAStream.Georgia.gov
Environmental Protection Division, DNR - EPD
  All Bailey Sauls bailey.crapps@dnr.ga.gov
(470)693-8533
http://AdoptAStream.Georgia.gov
Georgia Adopt-A-Stream, GA DNR, Environmental Protection Division
  All Cecilia Nachtmann cecilia.nachtmann@dnr.ga.gov
(470)524-5791
http://AdoptAStream.Georgia.gov
Georgia Adopt-A-Stream, GA DNR, Environmental Protection Division

RegionName: Coastal Georgia

  Coastal Georgia Tom Bliss tbliss@uga.edu
(912)598-2348 ext. 107
http://www.marex.uga.edu/shellfish/vols.html
 
  Coastal GeorgiaAltamaha River Watershed; Satilla River Watershed; Brantley County; Pierce County; Wayne County; Camden CountyJerry Vandergriff jerry.w.vandergriff@chemours.com
(912)647-0308
Chemours
  Coastal GeorgiaCamden CountyJessica Warren jkwarren@uga.edu
(912)576-3219
Camden County Extension
  Coastal GeorgiaMcIntosh County; Glynn County; Wayne County; Long County; Appling County; Tattnall County; Toombs County; Jeff Davis County; Wheeler County; Johnson County; Emanuel County; Treutlen County; Candler County; Altamaha River Watershed; Ohoopee River WatershedMaggie Van Cantfort maggie@altamahariverkeeper.org
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Altamaha Riverkeeper
  Coastal GeorgiaOgeechee Coastal WatershedDamon Mullis damon@ogeecheeriverkeeper.org

Ogeechee Riverkeeper
  Coastal GeorgiaSaint Marys River WatershedEmily Floore emily@stmarysriverkeeper.org
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St. Marys Riverkeeper
  Coastal GeorgiaSatilla River Watershed; Glynn CountyRachael Thompson gec@glynnenvironmental.org
(912)466-0934
http://glynnenvironmental.org
Glynn Environmental Coalition
  Coastal GeorgiaSatilla River Watershed; Glynn County; Brantley County; Ware County; Wayne County; Charlton County; Coffee County; Camden CountyChris Bertrand riverkeeper@satillariverkeeper.org
(912)421-8972
http://www.satillariverkeeper.org
Satilla Riverkeeper
  Coastal GeorgiaSatilla River Watershed; Little Satilla River Watershed; Cumberland Island - St. Simons; Saint Marys River WatershedPatricia DuBose trishron@tds.net
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Satilla Riverkeeper

RegionName: East Georgia

  East GeorgiaAtkinson County; Bacon County; Ben Hill County; Berrien County; Brantley County; Brooks County; Charlton County; Clinch County; Coffee County; Cook County; Echols County; Ware County; Tift County; Turner County; Lanier County; Lowndes County; Irwin CountyMegan Parker mparker@sgrc.us
(229)333-5277 ext. 132
http://www.sgrc.us
Southern Georgia Regional Commission
  East GeorgiaAugusta; Richmond County; Middle Savannah River WatersheRuth Mead ruth.mead@phinizycenter.org
(706)396-1411
http://www.phinizycenter.org
Phinizy Center for Water Sciences
  East GeorgiaAugusta; Richmond County; Upper Savannah River Watershed; Middle Savannah River Watershe; Lower Savannah River WatershedFrank Carl frankcarl@knology.net
(706)364-5253
http://www.savannahriverkeeper.org
Savannah Riverkeeper
  East GeorgiaBaldwin County; Milledgeville; Upper Oconee River WatershedRuth Eilers ruth.eilers@gcsu.edu
(478)445-0810
Georgia College & State University
  East GeorgiaBraselton; Jackson County; Upper Oconee River Watershed; Barrow CountyYvette Wise ywise@braselton.net
(706)654-3915 ext. 1012
Town of Braselton
  East GeorgiaLittle River Watershed; Brier Creek Watershed; Broad River Watershed; Upper Savannah River Watershed; Middle Savannah River WatersheTruck Carlson truck@savannahriverkeeper.org
(360)250-2437
Savannah Riverkeeper
  East GeorgiaUpper Oconee River Watershed; Athens; Clarke CountyKate Mowbray kate.mowbray@accgov.com
(706)613-3615 ext. 231
Sandy Creek Nature Center
  East GeorgiaUpper Oconee River Watershed; Athens; Clarke CountyBruno Giri education@uown.org
(706)308-4541
http://www.uown.org
Upper Oconee Watershed Network
  East GeorgiaUpper Oconee River Watershed; Clarke County; AthensJulia Schmitz jschmitz@piedmont.edu
(706)778-8500 ext. 1553
Piedmont University

RegionName: Florida

  Florida Shelly Krueger krueger-shelly@monroecounty-fl.gov
(305)292-4502
 

RegionName: Metro Atlanta

  Metro AtlantaAlpharettaTerry Porter tporter@alpharetta.ga.us
(678)410-4718
http://alpharetta.ga.us
City of Alpharetta
  Metro AtlantaAtlantaRobert Thomson rthomson@atlantaga.gov
(404)546-1338
City of Atlanta, Department of Watershed Management
  Metro AtlantaAtlanta; DeKalb County; Upper Ocmulgee River Watershed; Upper Oconee River WatershedDeborah Ortiz deborah.j.ortiz@gmail.com
(510)708-1372
EPA Office of Env Justice & Sustainability
  Metro AtlantaAtlanta; Fulton County; Upper Middle Chattahoochee RivRon Loines ron.k.loines@gmail.com
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http://www.peachtreehillspark.org
Friends of Peachtree Hills Park
  Metro AtlantaAtlanta; RoswellRebekah Chapman rchapman@gsu.edu

GA State University
  Metro AtlantaAtlanta; Upper Middle Chattahoochee RivJessica Sterling jsterling@chattahoochee.org
(404)352-9828
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
  Metro AtlantaCherokee CountyWill England will.england@ccwsa.com
(770)479-1813
Cherokee County Water and Sewage Authority
  Metro AtlantaCobb CountyMike Kahle michael.kahle@cobbcounty.org
(770)528-1482
Cobb County Water System
  Metro AtlantaCobb County; Etowah River Watershed; Upper Chattahoochee River WateJennifer McCoy Jennifer.McCoy@CobbCounty.org
(770)528-1482
Cobb County Water System
  Metro AtlantaCobb County; Fulton County; Upper Chattahoochee River WateWilliam Lott sue.bill314@gmail.com
(770)641-0942
Upper Chattahoochee Trout Unlimited
  Metro AtlantaCumming; Forsyth CountyRalph Cromer cromerrc@bellsouth.net
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Forsyth County KFCB
  Metro AtlantaDeKalb CountyMichael O'Shield msoshield@dekalbcountyga.gov
(770)724-1456
http://www.dekalbwatershed.com
DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management
  Metro AtlantaDouglas County; DouglasvilleAmy Reber ahorner@gsu.edu

GA State University
  Metro AtlantaEast Point; Fulton County; Upper Flint River WatershedFrances Kennedy fkennedy@eastpointcity.org
(404)762-5326
http://www.keepeastpointbeautiful.org
Keep East Point Beautiful Executive Director
  Metro AtlantaEtowah River Watershed; Upper Tallapoosa Watershed; Upper Middle Chattahoochee Riv; Paulding CountyEric Eberly eric.eberly@paulding.gov
(770)617-4830
Paulding County Water System
  Metro AtlantaFayette CountyBen Martin bmartin@fayettecountyga.gov
(770)320-6020
Fayette County Water System
  Metro AtlantaFulton CountyKelli Edwards Kelli.Edwards@fultoncountyga.gov
(404)612-8745
http://www.fultoncountyga.gov
 
  Metro AtlantaFulton CountyDexter Norris dexter.norris@fultoncountyga.gov
(404)612-6379
Fulton County Government
  Metro AtlantaFulton CountyAmy Warnock amy.warnock@fultoncountyga.gov
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Fulton County Public Works
  Metro AtlantaGriffin; Spalding County; Upper Flint River WatershedAlexa Robinson arobinson@cityofgriffin.com
(470)771-3358
http://www.cityofgriffin.com
City of Griffin Watershed Management
  Metro AtlantaGwinnett CountyStephanie Marquardt stephanie.marquardt@gwinnettcounty.com
(678)518-6019
Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful
  Metro AtlantaGwinnett CountyChrissy Rubel Christine.Rubel@gwinnettcounty.com
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Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources
  Metro AtlantaGwinnett CountyJohn Butler john.butler@gwinnettcounty.com
(678)376-6914
Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources
  Metro AtlantaGwinnett County; Upper Ocmulgee River Watershed; Stone MountainHannah Penn cht.penn@gmail.com
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  Metro AtlantaHenry CountyJeff Scott jeffrey.scott@hcwa.com
(678)414-7014
HCWA Cubihatcha Outdoor Center
  Metro AtlantaHenry CountyMary Hernandez mhernandez@co.henry.ga.us
(770)288-7251
Henry County Stormwater Department
  Metro AtlantaJohns Creek; Fulton County; Upper Chattahoochee River WateGanesh Venugopal geeveepal@yahoo.com
(770)789-9966
Johns Creek resident
  Metro AtlantaPaulding CountyTim Pugh timothy.pugh@paulding.gov
(770)222-6850
 
  Metro AtlantaPike CountyBrooklyne Wassel brooklyne.wassel@uga.edu
(770)567-2010
https://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/pike.html
UGA Extension
  Metro AtlantaUpper Chattahoochee River WateAnnie Couch ann_couch@nps.gov
(678)538-1339
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
  Metro AtlantaUpper Ocmulgee River Watershed; ConyersJavier Sayago javier.sayago@loweengineers.com
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Lowe Engineers, LLC

RegionName: North Carolina

  North CarolinaHiawassee; Hiwassee Watershed; Union County; Towns County; Little Tennessee River Watersh; Clay County; Cherokee CountyCallie Moore callie@mountaintrue.org
(828)837-5414
https://mountaintrue.org/
Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition/ MountainTrue
  North CarolinaHiwassee WatershedPhilip Moore pwmoore1979@gmail.com
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RegionName: North Georgia

  North GeorgiaBartow CountyMalloree Holcombe mgholcombe614@aol.com
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  North GeorgiaClarke County; Hall County; Madison County; Danielsville; GainesvilleJames Talkin jtalkin@gmail.com
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City of Gainesville
  North GeorgiaConasauga River WatershedBrenda Jackson bljack@uga.edu
(706)695-3031
http://www.ugaextension.org/murray
Murray County Extension Office
  North GeorgiaDahlonega; Dawsonville; Cumming; Lumpkin County; Dawson County; Forsyth CountyKen Fahey kfahey@mac.com
(706)974-9560
Keep Forsyth County Beautiful/Upper Etowah River Association
  North GeorgiaEtowah River WatershedLori Forrester brenaucrew@hotmail.com
(770)479-1813 ext. 246
Cherokee County Water & Sewerage Authority
  North GeorgiaFloyd County; RomeBen Winkelman bwinkelman@romega.us
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Rome E.C.O Center
  North GeorgiaGainesville; Hall CountyKristen Howard khoward@gainesvillega.gov
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City of Gainesville
  North GeorgiaGainesville; Hall CountyTyler Sims tsims@gainesvillega.gov
(770)532-7462
City of Gainesville
  North GeorgiaUpper Coosa River WatershedKatie Owens kowens@tnc.org
(706)234-1404
The Nature Conservancy
  North GeorgiaUpper Coosa River Watershed; Etowah River Watershed; Oostanaula River Watershed; Coosawattee River Watershed; Conasauga River WatershedJesse Demonbreun-Chapman jesse@coosa.org
(706)232-2724
Coosa River Basin Initiative

RegionName: South West Georgia

  South West GeorgiaBaker County; Miller County; Mitchell County; Decatur County; Seminole CountySteve Golladay sgollada@jonesctr.org
(229)734-4706
Jones Research Center
  South West GeorgiaDecatur County; Early County; Grady County; Miller County; Thomas County; Mitchell County; Baker CountyJulie Shutters j.shutters@yahoo.com
(229)723-3841
Golden Triangle RC&D Council
  South West GeorgiaLower Flint River Watershed; Americus; Kinchafoonee - Muckalee CreeksMichele Smith michele.smith@gsw.edu
(229)931-2332
Georgia Southwestern State Univ.
  South West GeorgiaLower Flint River Watershed; Middle Flint River WatershedRobert Gipaya robert@flintriverkeeper.org

Flint Riverkeeper

RegionName: Tennessee

  TennesseeLittle Tennessee River Watersh; Chattanooga; Hamilton County; Upper Coosa River WatershedAdam Kennon kennonadam@gmail.com
(865)306-2327
Limestone Valley RC and D Council