Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Waters Conference

             Water Resilience: Sustaining Communities, Protecting Ecosystems      

April 23-25, 2024

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The 2024 ACF Waters Conference in Albany, Georgia will highlight recent studies, changes in basin conditions, and use of that information in management of shared resources in the Apalachicola-Flint-Chattahoochee River Basin. Researchers, managers, water users, and other stakeholders are invited to join us to share information and learn about basin resources. 

The conference opens the afternoon of Tuesday, April 23 with two optional field trips: bus and walking tour of three restoration/conservation sites or a paddle tour of the Flint River from Newton to Hopeful, GA. Both fields trip will end with a reception and dinner at CoveyRise (space is limited; register early).

Program sessions will be held Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25 at Albany State University's West Campus. A poster session and reception is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, April 24 at the Flint RiverQuarium. Thursday's program features a drought exercise organized by the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Stakeholders (ACFS).

Early rate for general registration will open soon. Student and one-day registration rates will also be available.

2024 Conference Sponsors

2024  Conference Planning Committee

Paula Marcinek, The Nature Conservancy

Linda MacGregor, City of Gainesville

Ania Truszczynski, Georgia EPD

Dan Calhoun, USGS

Chris Manganiello, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

Gail Cowie, GWPPC at ASU

Ben Emanuel, American Rivers

Ken Jones, Consultant, Riparian County Stakeholder Coalition, Apalachicola Caucus

Stacy Blersch, Columbus State University, GA Representative for SERSE

Steve Golladay, GWPPC / Jones Center at Ichauway

Matt Waters, Auburn University

Sechindra Vallury, UGA River Basin Center

Chair: Courtney Cooper, GWPPC / Berry College

Materials from the 2022 ACF Waters Conference