• RELEASE: Green Truck hosts fundraiser for ORK
    Green Truck Neighborhood Pub is partnering with Ogeechee Riverkeeper for Membership Month by hosting a Community Night on Tuesday, June 18, 5-9 p.m.
  • RELEASE: ORK celebrates the signing of HB 1223
    ORK celebrates the signing of House Bill 1223 into law, a small but crucial step forward in safeguarding the health and vitality of Georgia’s rivers, streams, and wetlands.
  • ORK attends Clean 13 Celebration
    ORK attended the Clean 13 Gala, a regular event is hosted by Georgia Water Coalition to celebrate the state’s clean water heroes.
  • Fauna: Callinectes sapidus
    From the feisty blue crab to the elusive stone crab, these fascinating creatures play a vital role in maintaining the delicate balance of life in our rivers and estuaries.
  • RELEASE: ORK meets with EPA in Washington, D.C.
    Damon Mullis traveled to Washington, D.C. to engage with the EPA and legislators regarding the critical issue of PFAS regulation.
  • Flora: Spartina alterniflora
    Spartina alterniflora, or Sporobolus alterniflora, plays a vital role in sustaining the health and integrity of our coastal environments.
  • Meet Ben
    For someone interested in becoming an environmental lawyer, Ben recommends they get involved, and watch and learn from other dedicated people.
  • Types of Water
    Not all sources of water are the same and it's important to understand the different terms.
  • Winners of Annual Photo Contest – 2023
    Ogeechee Riverkeeper has chosen the best photographs from across the 5,500 square mile watershed submitted for the annual photography contest.
  • Meet Carly
    When the upper, largely rural part of the watershed began to face increasing pressure from industrial expansion and dangerous agricultural practices, ORK hired Carly to be based specifically in the upper watershed.
  • RELEASE: Flooding Survey Released
    Ogeechee Riverkeeper has developed a survey tool for citizens to report flooding connected to increased development in coastal Georgia counties. The tool will help area organizations track changes in water incursion in the area.
  • Electrofishing
    Fellow Molly McKeon conducted some research on the river using electrofishing.
  • Meet Kris
    Kris has dived in Belize and worked in Alaska, but he returned to his native Georgia to protect local waterways.
  • RELEASE: ORK accepting entries for annual photo contest
    ORK is soliciting the best photographs from across the 5,500 square mile watershed in the fourth year of the photo contest.
  • Dog Days of Summer
    The month of August is historically known as the Dog Days of Summer which “refers to a period of particularly hot and humid weather occurring during the summer months of July and August in the Northern Hemisphere.”