Weekend for Rivers 2018

September 8-9, 2018

Weekend for Rivers 2018


Join us for Georgia River Network’s Annual Weekend for Rivers Conference, River Hero Celebration Awards Party, and Paddling Trip!

  • Celebrate GRN's 20th Anniversary
  • Fun Gathering to Celebrate Rivers
  • Learn, Network, & Share with Watershed Groups & Fellow River Enthusiasts
  • Dive Deeper into the Work of Ensuring Healthy Rivers
  • Intriguing & Informative Speakers
  • Gear, Book & Handicraft Swap Happy Hour
  • River Hero Awards Celebration Dinner and River Trash to Art Contest Winners Announced
  • Live Music & Live Auction
  • Camping/Cabins - Campfire, Activities & Games
  • Guided Paddle on the Majestic Alcovy River - Sunday

Happy Hour


Saturday, Sept 8

Weekend for Rivers Conference - 8AM - 5PM

Gear Swap Happy Hour - 5:00 - 6:30PM

River Hero Awards Celebration Dinner & Party - 6:30 - 9PM

Sunday, Sept 9

Coffee & Continental Breakfast - 7:30 - 8:30AM

Alcovy River Guided Paddle * (6 mile flat water) - 9AM - 3PM (Box Lunch Provided)

* Need to rent a boat? We recommend contacting Nomadic Flow Adventures out of Portedale, GA. You can also see our full list of outfitters.

Nomadic Flow Outfitters

2112 Main St
Porterdale Ga 30014



Camping is free at the Alcovy Conservation Center. Please email Gwyneth@garivers.org if you would like to camp Friday night.


There are 5 rooms (each with 2 or 3 single beds) in 2 cabins available for rent on Saturday night. See photos of the Turner Cabin and Cochran house. To reserve a room please select this ticket option during registration.

Nearby Lodging

AirBnB - Covington, GA

Hampton Inn Covington
14460 Lochridge Blvd, Covington, GA 30014

1 855-605-0317

Holiday Inn Express Suites Covington
14450 Paras Dr., Covington, GA 30014
1 844-326-3625


Stephanie Stuckey

Bonny Putney

Georgia River Network

Organizer of Weekend for Rivers 2018
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