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Smith River Cleanup

The DRBA volunteers on Saturday picked up 6 bags of trash & some larger items including plastic chairs, xBox 360 & an old plastic lighthouse. The annual Smith River cleanup will be on Aug 2 at the Smith River Sports Complex, so grab some bags & hit the river! A cookout will follow the cleanup.
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Volunteer opportunity:  Help is needed to restore a river access that has been used for many special activities; the banks of the access are beginning to wear away and repair is needed by moving several large rocks to help alter the flow of the river and deposit sediment back along the bank.  To help, contact Krista Hodges at khodges@danriver.org.  

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Submit your nature pictures to DRBA for the chance to be in our bi-monthly e-newsletter and to win some prizes! Click below to learn how. 

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COAL ASH SPILL EVENTS!  Learn more about upcoming coal ash events, public meetings, webinars, and other ways that you can join DRBA and its partners in preserving and promoting the natural and cultural resources of the Dan River Basin. 

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National Geographic and The North Face presents:

The BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Brought to you by REI Greensboro

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Register for theTrout-N-About 5.5k Race!

Join DRBA for an exciting and unusual 5.5k race along the Fieldale and Textile Heritage trails! It includes a section of the beautiful Smith River (you're gonna get wet!) and along the scenic Fieldale Trail in Fieldale, Virginia.

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Recycle for a Cause!  Do you enjoy recycling and supporting DRBA? 

DRBA now has an account set up with Gerdau, a metal recycling facility in Martinsville, VA. They have agreed to take any metal items you have for recycling and send the proceeds to DRBA! All you have to do is let the cashier know at checkout that you are supporting DRBA.

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Planting Season is Almost Here! DRBA invites local farmers to talk about their concerns related to the Duke Energy coal ash spill. We want to hear from you about issues related to high water events and your intake from the Dan River for irrigation and the health of your livestock and cattle now - and in the future. 

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DRBA Calendar

Members Only Martinsville Mustangs Game
Friday, August 1 -

Free Martinsville Mustangs tickets are available for the first 50 DRBA Members who call or email!

First Saturday Outing Cleanup on Smith River
Saturday, August 2 -

7.5-mile cleanup on Smith River, from Mitchell Bridge to Morgan Ford. Please join us!

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