August 23rd Blackwater Patrol

26 Aug
August 26, 2016

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 23rd through the 25th on the Blackwater. The water was low, stagnant and 81 degrees. Air temps ranged from 60 to 85 degrees, a welcome break from the high heat and humidity. Read more →

7/10/16 Blackwater/Nottoway Patrol

10 Aug
August 10, 2016

With A Little Help From Our Friends
Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 10th through the 12th on the Nottoway and Blackwater launching from the VDGIF landing at Hercules. The water was normal and 82 degrees. Air temps ranged from 73 to 90 degrees. Read more →

June 2016 meeting Minutes

10 Aug
August 10, 2016

Blackwater-Nottoway Riverkeeper Program
June 8th, 2016
As recorded by John Bunch, acting Secretary

The monthly BNRP meeting held at The Paul D. Camp Community College Workforce Center had 7 people attending. Board Members were Nancy Turner, Jeff Turner, and Curtis Newsome. Bobby Turner, Felice Hancock, Bill Arrington (a potential new member), and John Bunch (acting Secretary) were also in attendance. Read more →

Nottoway Drone Shot

15 Jul
July 15, 2016

June 25th 2016 Nottoway Patrol

02 Jul
July 2, 2016

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 25th through the 27th on the Nottoway below Hercules.  The water was muddy (as it is a lot lately) and 77 degrees.  Air temps ranged from 60 to 85 degrees. Read more →

May 2016 Meeting Minutes

10 Jun
June 10, 2016

May 11th, 2016

As recorded by John Bunch, acting Secretary

The monthly BNRP meeting held at The Paul D. Camp Community College Workforce Center had 5 people attending. Board Members were Nancy Turner, Jeff Turner, and Curtis Newsome. Bobby Turner and John Bunch (acting Secretary) were also in attendance. Read more →

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 →


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