Category archives for: DRBA

KIDS4RIVERS Inspires Youth to Keep Our Waterways Healthy

From exploring why litter leads to pollution in our drinking water to learning what you should and shouldn’t put down your kitchen sink drain, the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) Kids4Rivers program ( features new games and activities every month that kids can do to keep their rivers and streams healthy and get free monthly prizes.

May 6th – Seven Miles of History & Nature With DRBA

For trip information, contact trip coordinator Mark Bishopric,, 336-627-6215.

For information about the Dan River Basin Association, visit

Town of Madison Receives Grant to Study River Recreation

MADISON, NC: The Town of Madison has been awarded $15,000 from the RiverBank fund of the Danville Regional Foundation to study options for trails and other outdoor recreation along the Dan River and Big Beaver Island Creek.

City of Eden Wins Dan River Basin Association Municipal Partners Program Award

(Eden, NC) – The Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) functions to support proper river stewardship and water quality within Virginia and North Carolina. DRBA’s Municipal Partners Program is an effort to bring awareness of the services DRBA can provide for cities, towns and counties in our basin.

15th Annual Celebration of the Dan River Basin Association Set For March 4

Come to the Fifteenth Annual Celebration of the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) at the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville, VA, on Saturday, March 4. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. with refreshments and displays, the celebration will feature a renowned scientist, Dr. Andrew Dolloff, Fishery Research Biologist at the Center for Forest Watershed Research, who will share surprising information about our rivers’ inhabitants.

DRBA: Sept. 3rd First Saturday Outing from Jacob’s Creek to Eagle Falls

Join the September 3 First Saturday Outing of the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) on a scenic and historic section of the Dan River in central Rockingham County, NC. Beginning at a private put-in at Jacob’s Creek, the group will float 5.5 miles to a private take-out at Eagle Falls. DRBA thanks the landowners at […]

Dan River Basin Association to Paddle Dan River in Stokes County

On Saturday, June 4, you are invited to join the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) on a 5.5-mile springtime float on the Dan River in Stokes County. Coordinated by avid paddler and DRBA board member, Wayne Kirkpatrick, participants will access the river from private land with the owner’s permission and take out at Hanging Rock […]

Dan River Basin Association to Paddle Hyco River in May

On Saturday, May 7, the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) invites you to paddle the Hyco River to its confluence with the Dan River in Halifax County, Virginia. Participants in DRBA’s First Saturday Outing will paddle about six miles, beginning at a public access point on the Hyco, then joining the Dan, and completing the […]

Danville to Host Clean Power Plan Rally

Event Part of Statewide Rallies Calling for Carbon Reduction DANVILLE, Va. – Citizens and organizations are joining together in support of the Clean Power Plan during a momentous Day of Action (Saturday, April 2, 2016) in thirteen cities across the Commonwealth. Danville will play host to one of these rallies with sponsorship from Virginia Organizing, […]

DRBA to Float on Lower Mayo & Dan Rivers in April

  Come and share the Dan River Basin Association’s April 2 First Saturday Outing-a 6-mile float on the Mayo and Dan rivers in Rockingham County, NC. Boaters will paddle the lower 1.5 miles of the Mayo River and 4.5 miles of the Dan River. Coordinated by DRBA board member T Butler, the float will extend […]


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