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.
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.