Flint River Project

An immersive authentic educational project by Westwood Schools in Camilla, GA US

April 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Press Release

Unlike many rivers today, the Flint River sustains a high-quality river habitat, uncontaminated water, and an abundance of species native to Georgia. Though it begins south of urban Atlanta and passes through an agricultural area, the river maintains its purity with the aid streamside forests, swamps and generally unimpeded river flow. This allows the surrounding river basin and adjacent lands to be home to many unique and intriguing animal and plant species, from the Halloween Darter, the… Continue

Added by Sydnee S. on April 16, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Flint River Project Rapidly Approaching

The excitement and anticipation of the river project is steadily building as we approach the start of the project. Meetings are being conducted and final plans are being made in order to conduct research and go out into the field. Recent heavy rains in south Georgia have the Flint swolen as we speak, but we continue to anticipate the river falling back within its banks so that our groups can actually spend time on and around the river. I appreciate the hard work displayed thus far from our… Continue

Added by Ross Worsham on April 14, 2009 at 11:23am — 3 Comments

Flint River named one of the 10 Most Endangered Rivers

CNN just released a report that the Flint River is one of the 10 Most Endangered Rivers. CNN says:



2) Flint River Location: Georgia



The Flint is one of 40 rivers nationwide that still flow undammed for more than 200 miles. Conservationists…
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Added by Vicki Davis on April 7, 2009 at 3:35pm — No Comments

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