The Chattahoochee River serves many functions, including a source of the metro area’s water supply and a popular recreation area. And as Tammy Bates will tell you, it’s also a trash dump.
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“Sweep the Hooch,” a joint effort with the Riverkeeper, the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the National Park Service to clean up the Chattahoochee River and the areas around it will take place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13.
Participants are required to register in advance to ensure a complete roster of volunteers at each location. For details, visit www.chattahoochee.org or www.sweepthehooch.org; 404-352-9828.