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7/29/2014
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Floating through history: Paddle tour on Etowah River shows travelers the history of Cherokee

Cherokee Tribune

Date: 7/26/2014 10:21:00 PM

The Coosa River Basin Initiative, Upper Etowah River Alliance and the Cherokee County Historical Society are teaming up to take people on a journey through water and time at the organizations’ Paddling Through Cherokee County History event set for Aug. 3

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Airport plan prompts pollution, noise concerns

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Date: 7/25/2014 9:14:00 AM

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service asked for the assessment to address impacts to the Cherokee darter fish. The Coosa River Basin Initiative, American Rivers and Georgia River Network expressed concerns about Bluffy, Pumpkinvine and Raccoon creeks

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Westervelt Ecological Services Restores Wetlands and Streams in Coosa River Basin

Yahoo Finance

Date: 7/23/2014 7:00:00 PM

Westervelt Ecological Services has received federal approval to improve plant and animal habitat by restoring wetlands and streams on 237 acres in St. Clair County. The project, known as Canoe Creek Mitigation Bank (CCMB), has been approved by the U.S

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Residents Can Paddle The Etowah River For A Cherokee History Lesson

Canton-Sixes Patch

Date: 7/23/2014 12:41:00 PM

The Cherokee County Historical Society, Coosa River Basin Initiative and Upper Etowah River Alliance are teaming up to take people on a journey through water and time at the organizations’ Paddling Through Cherokee County History event set for Aug. 3

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Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy Grand Opening

Date: 7/16/2014

The Grand Opening for the new Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy by Whitewater Express is Saturday July 19th in Phenix City, Alabama next to the 13th Street Bridge. Come out and enjoy the water with FREE ROLL CLINICS, 50% off STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) BOARD CLINICS, and KAYAK CLINICS. Also receive $150 of any KAYAK and $100 off any

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• River: Coosa River
• Surface Area: 30,200 Acres
• Shoreline: 447 Miles
• Length: 45 Miles
• Volume: 1,433,300 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 5,270 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 10 Feet
Lake Weiss (pronounced "Wice") is an Alabama Power Company hydroelectric impoundment covering 30,200 acres in northeast Alabama on the Alabama - Georgia border. The Weiss Lake fishery is the major economic influence in Cherokee County, so the locals treat anglers very well. Four free public access areas and 37 privately run marinas service Lake Weiss. Campgrounds, motels and rental cabins dot the shoreline of the lake.

the lake was named after Fernando C. Weiss, who was born in Dallas, Texas, March 5, 1892. He was hired by Alabama Power in 1913.
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