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Who Owns Water? A Chattahoochee River Documentary
|Event Location:||The Atlanta History Center - McElreath Hall|
|Date(s) & Time:||Thu, Feb 12 2015 7:00 pm >> Thu, Feb 12 2015 8:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Feb 2 2015 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Thu, Feb 12 2015 7:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||1 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
|Trip Leader(s):||Mike Pawloski|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||50|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||31 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
This is a really cool hour-long documentary movie about the Chattahoochee River made by two guys who are the sons of a gentleman I go to church with. They are big-time outdoor enthusiasts and travel the world doing film and photo shoots.
A lot of us in the AOC use and care about the 'hooche. This is a look at the management of that resource.
From the vimeo.com website:
David and Michael Hanson's award-winning documentary covers the epic battle Georgia, Alabama and Florida are locked in over the fresh water from their once bountiful rivers.
They call it the "Water Wars." It's a conflict once unthinkable in the deep green South.
But is it all about high-stakes politics and legal action?
Two brothers decide to find out more and paddle the Chattahoochee, Flint, and Apalachicola for 30 days to ask the big questions, at water-level.
Along the way they meet meet colorful river friends and witness the competing interests of agricuiture, industry, and development for the river's precious water.
Here's a link to the trailer:
Admission is free and reservations are required. I will submit names of AOC attendees to the appropriate people to make sure we're signed up.
Afterwards, we may check out one of the new establishments in nearby Buckhead Atlanta, like Gypsy Kitchen or Shake Shack.
|How to Get There:|
Meet at The Atlanta History Center, McElreath Hall at 6:45pm.
130 West Paces Ferry Road Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30305
Parking is free.
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