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Annual Membership Meeting -- Little Kings, Oct. 5th

Calling all UOWN members and potential members (i.e., everyone)!

UOWN will hold its annual membership meeting next Thursday, October 5th from 6 - 8 pm at Little Kings Shuffle Club, corner of Hancock Ave. and Hull St. in downtown Athens.

Entertainment will be courtesy of Russ Hallauer of Welfare Liners fame.  He's got a new record, and a new video:


Come hang out.  Anyone with an interest in protecting local waters (again, everyone) is encouraged to attend.  Current members can renew their membership in comfort and style.  And all new members will receive a UOWN pint glass to be their very own!

Mission Statement

The Upper Oconee Watershed is dedicated to protecting water resources and improving stream health in our watershed through community-based advocacy, monitoring, education, and recreation

Protecting Our Watershed

The Upper Oconee Watershed Network (UOWN) was formed in January 2000 in response to citizen concern about the region's rapid growth and its impact to local streams and rivers.

Preserving our Community

UOWN members actively engage in various advocacy, education and stream monitoring initiatives in an effort to raise community awareness about local water resource issues and to facilitate a cooperative spirit for long-term watershed protection.

Become a

Located in Athens, Georgia, UOWN is a 75+ member organization goverend by a volunteer Board of Directors. The board and members work to achieve organizational goals through a number of activities. See our Events for more info.

The Upper Oconee Watershed

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