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The DRBA Club from Patrick County High School did an awesome job bringing water quality awareness through storm drain marking in Stuart, VA. They are the 3rd community in the DRB to participate in the Storm Drain Marking project joining the Danville and Halifax. Click on Take Action to get marking!
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Your Voice counts.  Please take a moment to fill out this short survey regarding the generation schedule at Philpott dam and weekend flows.  Smith River Flows Survey

 

 

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Please take a minute or two to anonymously provide your background and thoughts on what makes the Dan River Basin a cool place to live, work and play by taking the following survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/danriversurvey. Responses will be used to rebrand and market the Dan River Region following the 2014 Duke Energy coal ash spill. 

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This weekend during Halifax's Earth Day Extravaganza, the locality will be joining the City of Danville as the second locality in the Dan River Region to take a simple, yet effective, action to help protect our waterways through the use of storm drain markings and medallions.

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Hundreds of students from our schools want to learn how to be lifetime ambassadors of our natural resources and have created unique and useful art to raise support for environmental education in their classrooms. 

100% of every winning bid will support DRBA's environmental education programs for thousands of students! Read more to find out how to place your bids. Bidding ends Friday, March 25. 

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Join DRBA board, staff, and membership for our Annual Celebration at the Museum & Archives of Rockingham County (MARC) as we reflect on another year for our organization, including reports on DRBA's activities and accomplishments in 2015 as well as honor our outstanding partners and volunteers. Join us afterwards for a hike on the Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail. 

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Your voice counts! Take the survey for the new river access and park in Rockingham County, N.C. Provide any suggestions you may have for the overall design, amenities, and activities you wish to see there. The deadline to complete the survey is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2016. All answers are optional.

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Rockingham County is partnering with DRBA to develop a river access and environmental park on a portion of the former Gov. Alexander Martin plantation. The public is invited to provide input on the park's development. You also can take the survey here.

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"Virginia Rail Trails" Author to Speak at South Boston Public Library
Thursday, May 5 -

Author Joe Tennis is speaking on his books, including "Virginia Rail Trails: Crossing the Commonwealth" and "Along Virginia's Route 58: True Tales from Beach to Bluegrass," at the South Boston Public Library, 509 Broad Street, South Boston, on Thursday, May 5 with a book talk and presentation starting at 3 p.m. The author will also be available to sign books
until 6 p.m.

Dan River Spring Cleanup
Saturday, May 7 -

Join the many citizens who take pride in the Dan River and the beauty of the River District and do your part in keeping our area clean and green. Gloves, litter-getters and trash bags will be provided. Cosponsored by the Danville Science Center, Dan River Basin Association and Danville Parks and Recreation.

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