Saturday, July 2, 2011

12 Students...28 Days...340 Miles...One Vision for a Healthy River

It’s Chesapeake Bay or bust.
Glass students paddle their way to Bay, make Lynchburg stop
James River Expedition - photo courtesy of James River Association
Three teenagers and one teacher from Lynchburg suffered everything from heat rash to hail in the first six days of a month-long, 340-mile journey down the James River.
On Friday, their trip from the headwaters near Clifton Forge brought them paddling by downtown Lynchburg, where they stopped for a couple of hours along with nine other expedition students and their teachers, all from schools in the James River watershed.
It was close to home and yet still far away. E.C. Glass senior Derrick White fantasized about a night of television and air conditioning, while fellow senior Jessie Kincaid surprised her father with a new insight — her ability to live without her cell phone.
Read this entire article by By JESSIE POUNDS  in the
See their blog here James River Expedition for some day to day articles "12 Students...28 Days...340 Miles...One Vision for a Healthy River"
See the latest post on their James River Expedition facebook page here.
Visit the James River Association website here.

BRFAL Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalist wants you to get outside, explore and learn something new today. Get involved in something cool like these Glass Students are! Learn more about the Virginia Master Naturalist program here 

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