2023 Alabama Rivers and Streams Network Annual Meeting
November 29, 2022

To be added to the registration list, contact rbearden@gsa.state.al.us.
Please register by January 6, 2023.


Directions to the meeting:

From Birmingham:  From Birmingham take I-65 South. Exit at the third Clanton Exit, Exit #205,
and take a right at the end of the ramp. Travel about ¼ mile and you will see the Alabama
Power office on the right. 

From Montgomery:  From Montgomery take I-65 North to Exit #205 in Clanton. 
Take a left at the end of the ramp and travel about ¼ mile to the
Alabama Power office
on the right.



Parking is limited but available at the front, sides, or rear of the building.
You may enter into the front of the building or from the rear of the building through
the picnic area. 
Please do not park in the spaces directly in front of the building
with a yellow curb marked “Customer Services Parking”.


Hotel Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express
815 Bradberry Ln
Clanton, AL  35045
(205) 280-1880
I-65 @Exit 215

Best Western
801 Bradberry Lane
Clanton, Al
(205) 280-1006
I-65 @ Exit  205

Key West Inn
2045 7th St. South
Clanton, Al
(205) 755-8500
I-65 @ Exit 205



9:30-9:50 am—Welcome and introductions; state of ARSN

9:50-11 am—Partner Projects (~10-15 min. each)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Geological Survey of Alabama

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Alabama Department of Environmental Management

11-11:10 am—Break

11:10 am-12:30 pm—Partner Projects (~10 min. each)

Alabama Forestry Association

The Nature Conservancy

Alabama Power

Tennessee Valley Authority


Freshwater Land Trust


12:30 am-1:15 pm—Lunch with Keynote: Snail Darter Delisting by Jim Williams

1:15-2:30 pm—Emerging Projects in SHUs (~10-15 min.)

Alligator Snapping Turtle Research in SHUs

Aquatic Organism Passage in SHUs

Elk River and Shoal Creek

Buttahatchee River and Luxapallila Creek

Upper Black Warrior


2:30-2:40 pm—Break

2:40-4 pm—Committee Updates and Opportunities (~15 min. each)


Data Management/Emerging Technologies


4-5 pm—Future needs/action items


Check out the featured reports and presentations below:

1A. Partner projects: USFWS
1B. Partner projects: Cawaco
1C. Partner projects: Freshwater Land Trust
1D. Partner projects: ADCNR Nongame symposium and Section 6
1D. Partner projects: GSA
2A. Emerging SHU projects: Rush Darter in Bankhead National Forest
2B. Emerging SHU projects: Road crossings in Uchee Creek
3A. Subcommittee: Data management
3B. Subcommittee: Emerging technology (drones)