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“Friends of Blackwater works to protect the landscapes, natural and human communities, and heritage of the Blackwater Watershed and Canyon and to promote its sustainable economic development through public outreach, advocacy and restoration."

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Latest FOB Newsletter Now Available Online

 

New Railroad Brochure Available!

Blackwater Canyon’s railroad history comes to life in Friends of Blackwater’s heritage brochure. The historic map inside explains where Davis Coal and Coke’s buildings were located along the current rail trail from Thomas to Hendricks.

To order send one dollar ($1) to:
Friends of Blackwater
501 Elizabeth St.
Charleston, Wv 25311

Special Photo Offer!

Looking for the perfect gift for the Blackwater lover on your list? Look no further!

From t-shirts and books to memberships and even a fabulous photo offer from Steve Shaluta, you can find everything you desire by clicking here!

 

ACTION

TIMBER HISTORY TOUR
of BLACKWATER CANYON / DAVIS AREA

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., August 12, 2017 Start: Blackwater Falls State Park

Click here for a printable flyer.

SPOTLIGHT

Calendar of Events

August  

12

Trail maintenance at Canyon Rim Trail
Beaver Creek water quality monitoring
North Fork water quality monitoring

15

22

September

9
12
15-17

Trail maintenance at Canyon Rim Trail
Beaver Creek water quality monitoring
WV Highlands Conservancy anniversary celebration: Canaan Valley State Park

19
23

North Fork water quality monitoring
Run For It Fundraiser: 9:30 a.m. Davis Fire Hall
*Register for Friends of Blackwater’s team: http://www.tuckerfoundation.net/run/entry-form/

October

5-7

10
17

Mountain State Forest Festival- Conservation Village: Elkins
Beaver Creek water quality monitoring
North Fork water quality monitoring

November

14

Beaver Creek and North Fork water quality monitoring

December

12

Beaver Creek and North Fork water quality monitoring

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about any of the posted events or service opportunities, contact Kate at kate@saveblackwater.org