• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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    Representatives of Colonial Pipeline Company will be working on the gas pipeline in the Johnson Ferry North unit. The work will require intermittent trail closures. For your safety please stay on designated trails and obey all trail closures.

Georgia Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership

Georgia Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership

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News Release 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?

Great Blue Heron hunting for food - Photo by Tom Wilson

Great Blue Herons stand up to four feet tall and have special feathers that dissolve into powder. They use a serrated middle claw to distribute the powder which they use for preening or cleaning themselves.