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Georgia Ackerman

Riverkeeper and Executive Director, Apalachicola Riverkeeper

Georgia Ackerman serves as Riverkeeper and Executive Director of Apalachicola Riverkeeper. An avid kayaker and outdoor enthusiast, she ran a north Florida ecotourism company for nearly a decade where she spent time immersed in experiential learning of the Apalachicola River and Bay ecosystem. After selling her business in 2013, she was recruited to lead a regional conservation awareness initiative at Tall Timbers in Tallahassee, FL. Georgia has also worked with the Red Hills Small Farm Alliance to help promote local, sustainable farming. Prior to relocating to north Florida, she lived in Arizona for a over decade working in advocacy and non-profit management. She is a graduate of Florida State University and Arizona State University.