August 25th Blackwater Patrol

28 Aug
August 28, 2014

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 25th through the 27th on the Blackwater below Franklin. Air temps ranged from 60 to 85 degrees. The water was stagnant and like in the CCR song, green in a lot of places. Read more →

August 14 2014 River Patrol

20 Aug
August 20, 2014

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 14th through the 16th on the Nottoway below Hercules. The water was clear and clean the first two days. Trash was very light and I only picked up a couple of bottles and a worm cup, which I’m pretty sure, I know which boat that came out of. Read more →

August 8th 2014 Blackwater Patrol

12 Aug
August 12, 2014

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 8th through the 9th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was running good and was 76 degrees. Air temps ranged from 82 to 66 degrees. The trip started off with an Eco-Cruise for the P3 Franklin Recycling group. Also onboard that day was Franklin City Manager Randy Martin. Read more →

July 2014 Meeting minutes

11 Aug
August 11, 2014

As recorded by Felice Hancock, Recording Secretary

         The meeting at the Paul C. Camp Community College Workforce Center Conference Room had eight people attending, including BNRP Board Members:  Jeff Turner, Curtis Newsome, Nancy Turner, Sherri Woodard and Anne Parker.  Read more →

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 →


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