Time of Year (TOY) restrictions were imposed upon the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in accordance with state and federal guidelines. These restrictions were agreed to by each agency as well as the applicant (Dominion and partners) because they represent the best case possible to protect species (including those that are endangered) reproduction and water quality.
Essay No. 20 – Special Places of Aesthetic and Recreational Value in the Bullpasture and Cowpasture River Valleys
The Cowpasture River Lazily Flowing Through the U.S. Forest Service Wallace Tract in the Fall. This swinging bridge demonstrates classic wooden bridge towers, deck and rails.
Photographic Attribution Hereby Given to C. Nelson Hoy
Our latest essay on water resource stewardship in the Cowpasture River Watershed recognizes special places of aesthetic and recreational value along the Bullpasture River, Cowpasture River or a tributary that also afford public access. Beginning in the north and proceeding southward, this essay explores ten such special places.
This is the twentieth essay in a five-year series on water resource stewardship in the Cowpasture River Watershed, edited by the Cowpasture River Preservation Association and published by The Recorder. The goal of the series is to create awareness among students, citizens and officials of the critical need to protect our surface and ground water resources, and to stimulate interest in progressive stewardship.