The Savannah River Chapter of Trout Unlimited is one of over 400 local
chapters, located nationwide that work to protect, conserve and restore cold
As a national organization, over 500,000 hours per year are donated to clean
up littered and polluted streams, restore water flow to dried up rivers and
teach our members, especially children, about responsible stewardship and good
At the national level, a professional staff of more than 120 scientists,
grassroots organizers, lawyers and policy experts provides a national context
for these local efforts. They tackle legal and legislative challenges to
the health of our nation’s rivers and help TU bring cutting-edge scientific
tools, such as infra-red satellite imagery and sophisticated fish tracking
devices, to bear on difficult problems like pollution, habitat loss and
On a local level the Savannar River Chapter concentrates on projects and activities in the extreme Northeastern part of Georgia and the boundary waters with South Carolina. We are 100% volunteer and self funded through donations and fund raising events. Primarily a service organization focused on projects that improve the quality of the rivers in our immediate geographic area, with mutual assistance to other Trout Unlimited Chapters in neighboring communities. Most of the service projects that we help with are organized by governement agencies such as the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the US Forest Service.
The photos on this page show members of our chapter at various construction and clean up sites over the past year.