Intern Blog Take Over: Meet Marilyn

Hey everyone, my name is Marilyn! I am a senior Urban Environmental Studies major, Sociology minor at Birmingham-Southern College! I have had the pleasure to work as an outreach and program intern for Coosa Riverkeeper this summer. I have always loved playing in and around the water. I grew up…

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Cheers to the Coosa: Swimmin’ in Soul

We’re excited to partner with Cahaba Brewing Co. for Cheers to the Coosa: Swimmin’ in Soul! Chef Chris Harrigan is servin’ up soul food featuring locally sourced produce and sustainable meats from our watershed. We’ll have live soul music provided by Harkestra, an art installation by Anne Conway, and a great…

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Get the Skinny Before You Dip!

The Coosa River Swim Guide has returned for summer 2016 and we’ve monitoring 18 of your favorite swimmin’ holes from now until Labor Day weekend. Every Friday you can check the results at CoosaRiver.org/SwimGuide! This week we’re happy to report there are no water quality alerts on the Coosa! But…

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Highlights of 2015

What a year! We couldn’t have done it without your support! One of this 2015’s biggest successes has been the launch of our recreational water quality monitoring program, Swim Guide! We are now able to answer the question of swim safety and fill a much needed service to protect public…

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