31 Aug 2015 | 9:39 am
Here are Close Encounters for the week of Aug. 30, 2015: Arnold Oliver in Harborton on the Eastern Shore sent a photo of a wily black snake coiled around his hummingbird feeder. See it on my blog.Read more...
30 Aug 2015 | 12:09 pm
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party.Read more...
26 Aug 2015 | 11:58 pm
WE ALL KNOW there are plenty of saltwater species available this time of year. But there is one little freshwater fish that most of us owe our passion to. More anglers in this country cut their fishing teeth on the[…]Read more...
"What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?" - Henry David Thoreau
Saving the Nansemond River, Chuckatuck Creek, Bennett's Creek and tributaries........These waterways are a vital part of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem and are also tributaries of the lower James River...an important river network that supports a thriving and ever expanding Hampton Roads community.
June 2, NRPA 1st Annual River and Creek Fest 9:00am-noon, Bennetts Creek Park, Suffolk.
Family and Community activities including: Clean the River and Exhibits/Hands on Displays: Oyster Growing, Water Quality Monitoring, Suffolk Historic Blue Water Trail Map, Rain Gardens, River Critters, Stormwater Drain Medalliions and more....
Volunteers needed, please call 708-6114.