June Meeting Minutes

15 Jul
July 15, 2014

June 11, 2014 as recorded by Felice Hancock, Recording Secretary
The meeting at the Paul D. Camp Community College Workforce Center Conference Room had 7 people attending, including BNRP Board Members: Jeff Turner, Curtis Newsome, Nancy Turner and Anne Parker. Chairman Newsome called the meeting to order with a welcome and requested that Secretary Hancock read the May Minutes. Jeff Turner motioned that the minutes be approved and Nancy Turner seconded – May 2014 Minutes were passed. Read more →

June 14 Blackwater Patrol

17 Jun
June 17, 2014

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 14th through the 16th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was stained, 76 degrees and 3.80 on the USGS gauge in Burdette. Air temps ranged from 62 to 89 degrees. Read more →

May Meeting Minutes

12 Jun
June 12, 2014

Blackwater-Nottoway Riverkeeper Program May 14, 2014 as recorded by Felice Hancock, Recording Secretary

The meeting had 5 people attending, including Board Members Jeff Turner and Nancy Turner. An area resident from Courtland, Eric Lehman, who has enjoyed reading the BNRP column in the Tidewater News, attended the meeting. Read more →

June 6th Riverkeeper Patrol

11 Jun
June 11, 2014

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 6th through the 8th on the Nottoway above Cypress Bridge. The water was 77 degrees and 4.6 ft on the USGS gauge in Sebrell. Air temps ranged from 58 to 85 degrees. Read more →

April 2014 Minutes

04 Jun
June 4, 2014

Blackwater-Nottoway Riverkeeper Program April 9, 2014 as recorded by Felice Hancock, Recording Secretary
The meeting had 8 members present, with Board of Directors attending as follows: Read more →

May 31st Riverkeeper Patrol

02 Jun
June 2, 2014

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 31st through the 2nd on the Nottoway below Courtland. The water 5 ft on the USGS gauge in Sebrell, clear and 70 degrees. Air temps ranged from 49 to 78 degrees. Read more →

May 19th Blackwater Patrol

22 May
May 22, 2014

Finally after like 8 weeks of broken rib issues, Spirit of Moonpie and I finally returned to the river. The 19th through the 21st we stayed on the Blackwater below the Steel bridge. The water was 6.50 on the USGS gauge and 63 degrees. Air temps ranged from 49 to 82 degrees. Read more →

Clean Rivers Day 2014 Success Again

18 Apr
April 18, 2014

Once again CRD was a big success. 25 teams, 182 volunteers picked up 6562 pounds of trash which included 26 tires. Strange item winners were Team Wagonbach with a crack pipe and Team Heave Ho Promotions with a box spring and mattress set. I hope Dean does not Continue to ride around showing people the crack pipe he found! Ha Ha! I.P. and The Franklin Garden Club tied with most volunteers at 35 each. Team I.P. had the most weight picked up with 1500 pounds. Team Ben Cutchins won the Heavy Hauler title for picking up 150 pounds of trash by himself. Thanks to all the teams that participated on a day that turned out just right for doing that kind of work. The City of Franklin and Southampton County really helped also by collecting teams bags and taking the “extra” garbage and debris at the county dump sites. The river was very high this year so the few teams that were on the river had a tough time. I’m hoping next year we can have more boat teams on the rivers. There are so many fishermen and boaters in this area, if we could get a tenth of those numbers to get on the river it would be great. Thanks again for all the teams hard work. Pictures that teams submitted are in the galley. Teams participating this year were ( in no order) Read more →

March 12, 2014 Meeting Minutes

11 Apr
April 11, 2014

As recorded by Felice Hancock, Recording Secretary

The meeting had 10 members present, with Board of Directors attending as follows: Jeff Turner, Curtis Newsome, Nancy Turner, and Anne Parker. President Curtis Newsome opened the meeting with a welcome. Read more →

February 2014 Meeting Minutes

02 Apr
April 2, 2014

As recorded by Felice Hancock, Recording Secretary

The meeting had 10 members present, with Board of Directors attending as follows: Jeff Turner, Curtis Newsome, Nancy Turner, and Anne Parker. President Curtis Newsome opened the meeting with a welcome. As pointed out by Jeff Turner and President Newsome, the February meeting was cancelled due to weather and the minutes were approved by e-mail. Read more →


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