SHENANDOAH RIVERKEEPER SUPPORTS CHLOROPHYLL A STANDARDS FOR VIRGINIA’S WATERWAYS

Shenandoah Riverkeeper supports chlorophyll A standards for Virginia’s waterways to combat nutrient pollution and urges Department of Environmental Quality to adopt additional standards for toxic cyanobacteria algae. COMMENT LETTER Potomac Riverkeeper Network Comments on Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA) for Triennial Review of Water Quality Standards, 9 VAC25-260 (PDF)

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Murrin Internship Partnership Launched by PRKN and Shenandoah University

Thanks to Generous Gift From Dan Murrin, Shenandoah University Intern Will Enhance Access to the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers  Washington, D.C. – January 22  – Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN) is launching the PRKN Murrin Shenandoah Internship for communication and outreach, to be filled by a student at Shenandoah University, thanks to a generous gift from … Read More

Shenandoah Riverkeeper 2020 Member Meeting Presentation

Slide Presentation from the 2020 SRK Annual Member Meeting

About 50 participants were on hand to enjoy this year’s Shenandoah Riverkeeper Member Meeting — a great success, in spite of Covid restrictions. Our guests were an attentive audience as Mark described this year’s successes — reflected more thoroughly in these slides — and they enjoyed a Bike and Hike in glorious weather and surroundings, … Read More

River Rodeo 2020

Shenandoah Riverkeeper River Rodeo 2020

The annual Shenandoah River Rodeo was held Saturday, July 13 at the Bentonville Low Water Bridge Campground. Our region’s best fishing guides generously donated their guide fees to Shenandoah Riverkeeper! If you missed this year’s River Rodeo on the Shenandoah, check out this video, courtesy Bill Howard of Downstream Project. For you anglers, don’t miss … Read More

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Cancellation of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Hailed by Shenandoah Riverkeeper

Years of Diligent Advocacy Yields Major Victory Ending Environmentally Dangerous and Unnecessary Pipeline Washington, D.C. – July 6 – Shenandoah Riverkeeper and Potomac Riverkeeper Network enthusiastically applaud the cancellation by Dominion Energy and Duke Energy of their Atlantic Coast Pipeline project which would have impacted pristine Shenandoah River headwater streams and crossed miles of national … Read More

Respect the Shenandoah - Shenandoah Riverkeeper

Respect the Shenandoah Webinar Signup

The Respect the Shenandoah Campaign officially launches on July 1, 2020 with a virtual presentation by Mark Frondorf, Shenandoah Riverkeeper. During this short webinar, Mark will discuss the genesis and goals of the campaign – and why it’s important for all of our supporters to get involved! Water Wednesdays: Respect the Shenandoah Location: Online | … Read More

autumn on the Shenandoah

Autumn on the Shenandoah

Folks often ask what’s my favorite angling spot on the Shenandoah River. Quite honestly, I don’t have one. I could talk about being utterly surprised by a 19” rainbow trout dancing on the end of my 5wt fly rod up on Hawksbill Creek some thirty-odd years ago, back when I still had a full head … Read More

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Help Shenandoah Riverkeeper Pass a Law to Keep Cattle out of Our River!

This Wednesday, January 29, a key House Committee in the Virginia legislature will consider  HB 1422, a bill that sets a 2025 deadline to fence cattle out of waterways and requires state funding to ensure farmers can afford it. Unfenced cattle destroy streambanks and valuable riparian buffers, and directly “deposit” manure and bacteria into the … Read More