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    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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Georgia Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership

Georgia Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership

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Date: July 22, 2005
Contact: Nancy Poe, Chief of Resource Education, 678-538-1241

Georgia CWRP, under the leadership of Oldcastle, Inc., CH2M Hill, and ENSR, is working with the National Park Service on a Natural Systems Enhancement Project at the Johnson Ferry Unit of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.  The project’s goals are to rehabilitate the wetlands, streams, and terrestrial habitats, as well as protect cultural resources and enhance educational and recreational opportunities within the 47-acre site.  The Georgia CWRP also sponsored a volunteer event to rid the Recreation Area of the invasive privet weed.

Did You Know?

Jones Bridge ruins - Photo by Matt Harr

Jones Bridge spanned the Chattahoochee River from 1904-1922, falling into disrepair in the 1930's. Half of the bridge was "stolen" in 1940, neighbors didn't know the workers cutting the bridge were not authorized to do so until it was too late.