May 15th Blackwater Patrol

20 May
May 20, 2016

Cold Snap Freezes Frogs

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 15th through the 16th on the Blackwater below the Rt. 603 Steel Bridge. That’s upriver from Burdette in case you don’t know.  The water was high at 7 ft on the Burdette USGS gauge, fast and 65 degrees. Air temps ranged from 40 to 72 degrees.  Read more →

May 8th Blackwater Patrol

14 May
May 14, 2016

Blackwater Chupacabra Joins Riverkeeper

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 8th through the 10th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was 60 degrees, high and fast at 1.71 on the Franklin USGS gauge. Air temps ranged from 53 degrees to 85 degrees.  Read more →

April 2016 Meeting Minutes

13 May
May 13, 2016

The monthly meeting held at The Paul D. Camp Community College Workforce Center had 8 people attending. BNRP Board Members were Jeff Turner, Anne Parker, Sherri Woodard, and Curtis Newsome. Bobby Turner, Felice Hancock, and Jim Hart were in attendance along with John Bunch acting as Secretary. Read more →

April 20-25 Blackwater Patrol 2016

27 Apr
April 27, 2016

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 20th and 21st on the Blackwater above Joyner’s Bridge. The water was 64 and air temps ranged from 42 to 80.  We were scheduled to stay 3 days but on the 2nd day NOAA said it was going to rain that night so we came in. It did not rain. Read more →

April 10-14 Nottoway Patrol 2016

27 Apr
April 27, 2016

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 10th through the 11th, then the 14th through the 16th on the Nottoway in the Courtland area. Read more →

March 29 2016 Blackwater Patrol

27 Apr
April 27, 2016

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 29th through the 31st on the Blackwater below Franklin. The river was normal and 61 degrees. Air temps ranged from 39 to 75 degrees and it was WINDY and very yellow.  Believe it or not the trash on this trip was light! Yes, so I do not always say it was the heaviest I have ever seen. Read more →

March 2016 Meeting Minutes

17 Apr
April 17, 2016

The monthly meeting held at The Paul D. Camp Community College Workforce Center Conference Room had 7 people attending, including BNRP Board Members:  Jeff Turner (tying in with a conference call while on the river), Nancy Turner, Anne Parker, and Curtis Newsome. Bobby Turner and Curt Newsome, were in attendance along with John Bunch acting as Secretary due to Felice Hancock’s absence. Read more →

March 22 2016 Nottoway Patrol

03 Apr
April 3, 2016

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 22nd through the 23rd on the Nottoway in the Courtland area.  The water was a little high at 8.11 ft on the Sebrell USGS gauge, tinted and 51 degrees.  Air temps ranged from 30 to 76 degrees.  It was a full moon trip, which made it really awesome.  Read more →

March 15 2016 Nottoway Patrol

03 Apr
April 3, 2016

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 15th through the 17th on the Nottoway in the Delaware area launching from Hercules Landing.  The water was muddy, a little high and 50 degrees. Air temps ranged from 47 to 82. Read more →

March 7th 2016 Blackwater Patrol

03 Apr
April 3, 2016

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 7th through the 10th, yes four days on the Blackwater below Franklin. The river was normal and 46 degrees, air temps ranged from 44 to 75. Trash on this trip was, well let’s just say there was plenty to be had. Read more →


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