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Amazing school year!

This has been the best school year DRBA has had yet! Eight thousand students were reached with environmental education programs throughout the Dan River basin, and over 500 hours were dedicated by DRBA staff and volunteers to providing these programs. Thank you!
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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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TRAILS AND RIVERS -

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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FSO Float on Dan River in Danbury, NC
Saturday, June 4 -

Join DRBA for a 5.5-mile float on Dan River from private access to Hanging Rock Access. Free and open to the public. 

Smith River Flows Public Input Meetings
Thursday, June 9

Please consider attending one of 3 public input meetings concerning generation and water flows on the Smith River and complete a survey which allows us to provide feedback to stakeholders as they make decisions concerning the use of the waters of Philpott Lake and the Smith River.

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