Reconsidering our relationship with the Chattahoochee River

June 10, 2019

Can active recreation spaces with athletic fields, walking trails and restrooms along the Chattahoochee coexist with the protection of natural habitat in and around the river? How do we both activate and protect the river when the two ideas may at times seem at odds? What does equitable development along the river look like? How might a popular regional destination along the Chattahoochee River reshape how metro Atlanta develops? What should we consider now to ensure that all benefit from this initiative?

A $1.5 million study co-funded by The Trust for Public Land seeks to answer these questions – including community input at two upcoming public forums.

Read more from Walt Ray, Director of Chattahoochee River Program in this month’s SaportaReport.