Join John Cowden, the owner of Fort Lewis Lodge, and John Wright, Area Forester from the Virginia Department of Forestry, as you tour sections of the Fort Lewis Lodge property where these riparian buffer areas have been put into place as part of the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP).
Roanoke Valley Alleghany Regional Commission – Get To Know The Upper James River Watershed: Cowpasture River Edition
Our friends at the Roanoke Valley – Alleghany Regional Commission celebrated Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week earlier in June. Each day, they shared an educational blog post about one of the region’s waterways within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and water quality efforts throughout the region. Check out their feature on the Cowpasture River, learn about the water quality challenges for our river bordered by agricultural fields and wide variety of outdoor recreation activities on the Cowpasture.