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Enviro Expo 2014

Despite the threat of rain, over 200 people came out for the Environmental Expo 2014 at Philpott Lake. People of all ages learned about the outdoors - what lives there, how to protect it and the benefits of playing in it. Hope to see you at Earth Day events this week!
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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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Representatives with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be visiting South Boston on Thursday, February 20 from 6:30-8pm to field questions and listen to community concerns in the wake of the Duke Energy coal ash spill into the Dan River.

To learn more about this upcoming event, click here.

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DRBA Calendar

Public Coal Ash Forum in Henderson, NC
Thursday, April 24

The Roanoke River Basin Association, with support from Appalachian Voices and Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, will hold a town hall meeting for citizens and community leaders regarding the Dan River coal ash spill and the impacts to the Roanoke River Basin and Kerr Lake.

Halifax Earth Day Extravaganza
Saturday, April 26

Come join us for a fun filled day for the entire family as we celebrate Mother Earth at Halifax's 5th Annual Earth Day Extravaganza! 

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