Category archives for: DRBA

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 […]

Citizen Input Needed On NEW Park On The Dan River In Rockingham County

Please take a moment to complete this brief survey, and 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.  . Here is the direct link to the survey:  […]

Duke Energy Executive To Speak At Annual Celebration In Wentworth

(Rockingham County, NC) – You’re invited to a special celebration in Wentworth, NC, at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, marking fourteen years of successes by the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA). The program will include an address by Davis Montgomery, District Manager of Duke Energy Carolinas, highlights of DRBA’s accomplishments in 2015, a preview of […]

County Seeks Citizen’s Input On New Dan River Park – SURVEY

(Wentworth, NC) – Rockingham County, N.C. is seeking citizen input on what type of features they would like to see incorporated into a new river access and park on the Dan River. The park will be located approximately mid-way between the Town of Madison and Settles Bridge on the Dan River. Please take a moment to […]

Coming to a Storm Drain Near You!

(Danville, VA) – Danville’s After Hours Rotary Club, the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) and Danville’s Department of Public Works are proud to announce their collaborative Storm Drain Project during Danville’s River District Festival. The Project is designed to increase public awareness of proper storm drain use, how they drain water directly to the river […]

“Run with the Cows” Beats the Rain !

(Rockingham County, NC) – The Friends of Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail’s September 27 fundraiser, “Run with the Cows,” was not just “ANUDDER” race. The second in Dan River Basin Association’s three-race series for 2015, it is the only one guaranteeing “MORE COWBELL”! As antique cowbells were rung, cows freshly washed by the weekend’s rains lined up […]


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