Journey Down a River With Two Names: A look at the pressures on the Chattahoochee and Apalachicola Rivers
The Chattahoochee River begins in the northern mountains of Georgia, making its way through many small towns, as well as the city of Atlanta. The demands of a growing population in Atlanta are putting pressure on the river, and the reverberations are being felt down south, where the river is called the Apalachicola and runs through many of Floridas fishing communities.
Special Features: Chattahoochee & Apalachicola Rivers
Philip Greear grew up on the Chattahoochee River. He is nearly blind now, and has lost much of his hearing, but he is still as passionate as ever about the river.
Click the image to the left to take an illustrated tour along the river and hear Phillip Greear talk about his lifelong love of this place.
Click here for Clay Scotts photo album.
Map of the Chattahoochee river
Organization dedicated to the protection of the Chattahoochee River
Joe and Monica Cook's 100-day-trip hiking and canoeing the river
United States Geological Survey of the river from the Department of the Interior
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