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Community united at 2014 Ocmulgee Alive!

Oct 6, 2014 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.

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Sheila and Royce Evans clean debris from a nearby stream at the Historic Riverside Cemetery site of the 2014 Ocmulgee Alive!

The Macon Water Authority (MWA) led a community-wide partnership with fellow organizers, sponsors, and participating organizations and individuals, to host yet another successful Ocmulgee Alive! On Saturday, Oct. 4, an estimated 327 participants took part in Macon’s annual river cleanup, which is affiliated with the statewide Rivers Alive program.

This year marked the 10th anniversary of Ocmulgee Alive! One participating organization — the National Park Service/Ocmulgee National Monument — held its own Creek Cleanup on Sept. 6, as a precursor to this year’s Ocmulgee Alive!

Thanks to all of you who supported and participated in this year’s Ocmulgee Alive! In addition to the Macon Water Authority, organizers included the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail and Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful.

Premier sponsors of the 2014 Ocmulgee Alive!
• YKK USA
• Graphic Packaging International
• Coca-Cola Refreshments

Participating organizations of the 2014 Ocmulgee Alive!
• National Park Service/Ocmulgee National Monument
• Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy
• Georgia Wilderness Society
• Macon-Bibb County Cooperative Extension
• Middle Georgia Chapter of Trout Unlimited
• Mount de Sales Academy
• Tattnall Square Academy
• Academy for Classical Education

To see evidence of the enthusiasm from volunteers in their successful removal of debris from the Ocmulgee and nearby streams, check out our three photo galleries within the “Public Information” navigation of this site, or at the “Learn More” link provided below.

Media contact:
Chris Wood, Ph.D.
770-757-1681 (phone)
jcwood@uga.edu (email)

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