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Chattahoochee River Center holds Earth Day celebration April 19

Northfulton.Com

Date: 4/15/2014 10:35:00 AM

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Everyone is invited to celebrate Earth Day by joining National Park Service naturalist Jerry Hightower from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 19, for a campfire, guided night hikes and a beautiful spring evening under the stars. Naturalist

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Go birding in West Georgia

Times-Herald

Date: 4/13/2014 3:24:00 AM

There are a lot of trees in West Georgia. You can look for trees in the McIntosh Reserve, along the Tanner Hospital walking trail, around West Point Lake, along the Carrollton Green Belt and Ag Center Educational trail, or in any of the new Carroll County

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A few volunteers get wet at the Sweep the Hooch event Saturday

Times-Herald

Date: 4/13/2014 12:48:00 AM

Pamela Williford and her daughter Madison are brought ashore by Coweta County firefighters after their kayak overturned on the Chattahoochee River during this morning's Sweep the Hooch event. Firefighters rescued Pamela and Madison from a tree on the river

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Sweep the Hooch 2014

Gwinnett Daily Post

Date: 4/12/2014 1:00:00 AM

The Chattahooche Riverkeeper with Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the National Park service will host the forth annual Chattahoochee River spring cleaning event on April 12 at multiple sites around the Chattachooche River National

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All Over The Place

The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide

Date: 4/10/2014 9:30:00 PM

as a Kid I have done some bass fishing in Georgia, primarily on Oconee and West Point Lake, and Jackson lake. I do carve my own swimbaits, And do a lot of customization and modeifying to lures. I got many bass pictures I could post, but this one was recent

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Surface Area: 25,864 Acres
• Shoreline: 525 Miles
• Volume: 604,527 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,440 Square Miles
Surrounded by deep forests and rolling fields, West Point Lake extends 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River on the Alabama-Georgia state line. The lake's 500 miles of shoreline provides excellent opportunities for fishing, camping, boating and other recreational activities.
The construction of West Point Dam was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1962. Congress authorized the project for flood control, hydroelectric power, navigation, fish and wildlife development and general recreation.

West Point Dam controls flooding of the river by managing seasonal variations in water flow. The project provides water storage for navigation on the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Waterway, running 260 river miles from Apalachicola, Florida to Columbus, Georgia. The powerhouse's three generators produce enough power yearly to serve 24,000 homes.
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