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Aveda Earth Month: Utopia Salon Raffles!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
Utopia Salon & Day Spa in Clemmons is offering visitors the chance to register to win a premium gift basket as well as a paddling trip for 20 people with the Yadkin Riverkeeper followed by wine and cheese. Proceeds benefit Yadkin Riverkeeper to keep our water drinkable, swimmable and fishable.
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Yadkin Riverkeeper Creek Week Clean-Up Paddle

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Yadkin Riverkeeper will sponsor a Creek Week River Clean-up from 1-5PM for a 5.4 mile paddle to clear the river of trash.

Meet at 1PM at Old US 421 River Access, 7695 Yadkinville Rd, Lewisville, NC 27023 (GPS coordinates:  N 36º07.97’ W 80º26.65’).

All paddlers must sign up. Space is limited. Canoes and kayaks may be rented at discounted rates. 


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Foothills Brewing HopSwap Half Marathon & 5K

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

The Hop Swap Half Marathon & 5k is a kickoff celebration to North Carolina Beer Month 2017! A portion of the proceeds benefit Yadkin Riverkeeper. 

Challenge yourself on the hills of Winston-Salem with your choice of a half marathon or 5k. Reward yourself with a premium endurance event experience both on and off the course.


Participants receive:

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Forsyth Creek Week: Dr. Dave Penrose on "The Story Our Streams Tell"

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Forsyth Creek Week offers us the opportunity to think about water and how we interact with it. We are all part of a watershed system, and in Forsyth County there are three river valleys into which our water flows: the Yadkin River, the Roanoke River, and the Cape Fear River Basins. The Yadkin River Basin supplies the drinking water for Winston-Salem.

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Swimming Upstream: Yadkin Riverkeeper Annual Meeting

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:30pm

Yadkin Riverkeeper will host its Annual Meeting, “Swimming Upstream: The State of North Carolina’s Waters,” on Thursday, January 19, at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), 750 Marguerite Dr, Winston-Salem, NC. The event is free and open to the public.


Beginning at 5:30PM with a reception, the meeting starts at 6:30 and features a panel discussion with North Carolina Riverkeepers, legislative and legal experts from around the state who will offer their perspectives on the health of North Carolina’s waters.


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SOLD OUT 2016 YADKIN RIVERKEEPER TOUR: WFDD Paddle in Winston-Salem (Saturday)

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED for the WFDD Weekend in June as part of the 7th Annual Yadkin Riverkeeper TOUR. This weekend we celebrate paddling the Yadkin River around Winston-Salem.

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SATURDAY, JUNE 18:   Paddle Huntsville to Tanglewood Park in Clemmons (10.8 mi). This is a relaxing paddle that’s perfect for the whole family. 

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Piedmont Earth Day Fair - Come on out!

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Mark your Calendar!  Yadkin Riverkeeper is participating in the Eleventh Annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. 

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