Posts By: Jamie Mierau

community engagement

Best Practices That Will Amplify Your Community Engagement


The City of Atlanta is setting a standard for best practices in community engagement. After an 18-month community led process, associations, municipal agencies, and service providers have released the Atlanta Community Engagement Playbook. This playbook is designed for those with a shared interest in building successful engagement processes and reaching higher levels of community engagement. Read more…


South Carolina’s Ashley River Blue Trail featured in Canoe & Kayak Magazine

This article was written by David Kuczkir and appeared originally in Canoe & Kayak Magazine’s digital edition.


­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­The Lowcountry is truly a unique place. A low-lying coastal area stretching from Charleston, South Carolina, to Hilton Head Island, the Lowcountry is replete with virginal barrier islands, rare and exotic wildlife, and resplendent waterways. Read more…

Ashley River Sweep | Bob Jackson

Ashley River Sweep A Success!

This is a guest blog from Howard Bridgman. American Rivers and a diverse group of local partners are developing a Blue Trail for the Ashley River in South Carolina. Guest blogger Howard Bridgman, former Summerville Town Council member and founding member of the Ashley Scenic River Advisory Council, writes about our work to connect local communities to the river through recreation and finding ways to ensure its long-term health.
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