Archive for date: April 19th, 2015

April 11 Riverkeeper Patrol

19 Apr
April 19, 2015

Moonpie and I spent the 11th through the 13th on the Nottoway in the Courtland area.  The water was 8.30 on the USGS gauge at Sebrell and 64 degrees.  Air temps ranged from 48 to 73, very nice weather indeed.   The first day I was out I kinda scouted around downriver from Courtland looking for evidence of the Styrofoam from the upriver dump-site. In case you have not seen it in the news, some numskull dumped a bunch of ruble from the Beales Meatpacking demolition that was full of Styrofoam near the river above Vicks Island.  Read more →

Blackwater Dump Site Investigated

19 Apr
April 19, 2015

Moonpie and I were saddened to find out that a once great fishing and upper river canoe access location along the Blackwater River in Isle of Wight County has been turned into a dumpsite.  Near where the train tracks cross the river in Zuni, the once beautiful scenery is now ruined with bagfuls of household garbage, building materials beer bottles etc.  Read more →