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DRBA Club members from the Patrick County High School tested a stream at a water buffalo farm in Stuart, VA. The stream was extremely healthy. They all received certificates from the Department of Environmental Quality, and had the opportunity to mingle with the 4-legged residents!
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"The Udder" 5k Fun Run/Walk on Chinqua Penn Trail is September 21 beginning at 1:30 p.m. All finishers receive a "Run with the Cows" cowbell! Register online by following the link at

We are seeking volunteers for this fun event! If you are interested in helping, contact Jenny Edwards at

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Monday, Aug. 11 at 6:30 p.m at Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Center. Public information meeting on fracking. Topics include: tips for landowners, landowner protections, new legislation, mineral rights, compulsory pooling, and the public comment period. REGISTRATION required by calling (336) 342-8230.

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The Mining and Energy Commission (MEC) is holding a public meeting to take public comment to establish safety rules for fracking. DRBA encourages residents to attend the meeting and sign up to speak on the proposed rules. For more information, contact Jenny Edwards at
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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  

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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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"No Fracking in Rockingham" County Meeting
Thursday, August 21 -

Join the concerned citizens of "No Fracking in Rockingham County" for their upcoming meetings!

Volunteers Needed for Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail
Saturday, August 23 -

Help us re-route two short sections of the Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail!

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