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DRBA Member Hike

DRBA members had the unique opportunity to hike a never-opened Virginia State Park. Pristine and wild, this "park" holds incredible historic value. Dr. Lindley Butler, acclaimed historian, shared stories and facts about the property.
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Apple Dumpling Festival 5k Run/Walk is on October 18th, 2014 at 8am in Downtown Stuart, VA.  The proceeds from the race benefits DRBA and trail development in Patrick County.  Race is presented by EMI Security.  Packet pickup is on race day from 7 - 7:45am in the parking lot associated with the Patrick County Food Bank.  Registration is $20 until October 3rd and $25 after October 3rd and on race day.  For questions contact Race Director, Rebecca Adcock at rebajksn@aol.com or 276-229-9917.

 

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Mayodan Mountain Bike Trail Building, made possible thanks to REI! Sign up

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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 http://www.chinquapenntrail.org/

We are seeking volunteers for this fun event! If you are interested in helping, contact Jenny Edwards at jedwards@danriver.org

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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 jedwards@danriver.org
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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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Danville Paddle Pedal Plod Triathlon
Saturday, September 20 -

Danville Regional Medical Center presents the Paddle Pedal Plod Triathlon in Danville, VA

Eden Riverfest
Saturday, September 20

Come join us and other vendors as we celebrate the river and the city of Eden at the 11th Annual Eden Riverfest!

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