Cleaning the Cahaba

The Renew Our Rivers Cahaba River cleanup is this Saturday, March 14. Alabama Power, Cahaba Riverkeeper and Canoe the Cahaba have coordinated this cleanup. Volunteers are asked to report by 8 a.m. at the Helena Amphitheater Park, see location below....

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Dam Anatomy: Part 3

Managing river flows Managing the flows within the rivers that pass through Alabama Power’s 14 dams and 11 lakes is a crucial part of harnessing the renewable power of water. This third installment of Dam Anatomy takes a closer look...

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The Lake Martin Chef Cooking Up National Acclaim

SpringHouse Restaurant’s Rob McDaniel was announced as a semi-finalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef: South division award. In 2013 Shorelines profiled Rob McDaniels, and his SpringHouse Restaurant on Lake Martin. Rob McDaniel’s passion for cooking radiates from him...

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Canoeing at Lake Martin Dam

Dam Anatomy: Part Two

Sunrise reflecting off the lake’s unstirred morning surface. Water lapping along the dimly lit shoreline at dusk. The fragrant smell of summer renewal carried by a cool breeze from far banks. For lake residents, these are just a few of...

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