Chattahoochee Coldwater Fishery Foundation
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About the Foundation
The Chattahoochee Coldwater Fishery Foundation was established in 1998 as a 501 (c)(3) Non-Profit Foundation. It's original name was the Chattahoochee Cold Water Tailrace Fishery Foundation which was quite a mouthful to pronouce and remember so we changed to a new name in 2003.

The purpose of the organization is to assist in the preservation of the Chattahoochee River
which has its headwaters in the North Georgia mountains, passes through Atlanta, and joins with the Flint River to form the Apalachicola River which goes on to flow into the Gulf of Mexico. The group's primary geographic focus begins at the River's headwaters in the north Georgia mountains and continues downstream to West Point Lake, encompassing more than 200 miles of the Chattahoochee River.

Specifically, the organization does the following:

Conducts studies of macro-invertebrate life in the river, including documentation of food sources for wildlife in the river;

Assists in the control of bank erosion by planting vegetation and building structures;

Locates sources of non-point source pollution (i.e., runoff) and constructs catch basins with filters or limestone treatment;

Contructs structures to provide cover for wildlife;

Documents natural reproduction of trout; and,

Makes the results of all studies available to the public, other conservation organizations, and governments.

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