Earth Day Jam is a music and arts festival, educational Earth Day celebration, and a fundraiser for local nonprofit Happy Roots. With 15 bands on two stages, over 40 vendors and Earth Day educators, local food and drink, and kids activities... Happy Roots hosts the 6th year of this fun filled Earth Day celebration... Earth Day Jam!
The South Yadkin River is a scenic river that flows leisurely along the border between northern Rowan County and Davie County. The six miles of the river between Highway 601 access and the Hannah Ferry access flows through undeveloped areas, much of it forested conservation land.
Join Yadkin Riverkeeper for our member-only Historic Paddles that explore the history of the Yadkin River. This year’s TOUR is sponsored by Great Outdoor Provision Co. On this paddle, we will explore the area around the Wil-Cox Bridge.
Join Yadkin Riverkeeper (YRK), the Elkin Valley Trails Association and other volunteers to remove garbage and debris while paddling down the Yadkin from Ronda to Crater Park (6.8 miles) in Elkin. Registration is recommended for this event. YRK will provide a limited number of boats to volunteers that need them, but we are encouraging volunteers to BYOBoat. Paddlers will drop off boats in Ronda between 11 - 12pm. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and lunch.
Ken and Christine Putnam host a fun afternoon of paddling during the 2019 YADKIN RIVERKEEPER TOUR (9 mi); then, settle into an evening of music by the always sublime, Martha Bassett. Everyone is encouraged to bring a potluck dish to share. During the evening there will be free beer, wine, and food. This year’s TOUR is sponsored by Great Outdoor Provision Co.
Join Yadkin Riverkeeper for our member-only Historic Paddles that explore the history of the Yadkin River. This paddle is sponsored by Great Outdoor Provision Company. This Paddle goes from Donnaha to Enon explores a stretch of the river that is rich in Native American history.
Join us for a fun afternoon of paddling, wine and music. The Carolina Heritage Vineyard & Winery paddle is one of the most popular of the year! This year’s TOUR is sponsored by Great Outdoor Provision Co.
Join Yadkin Riverkeeper for our member-only Historic Paddles that explore the history of the Yadkin River. This paddle is sponsored by Great Outdoor Provision Company. This Paddle goes from Shoals to Donnaha and is guided by the Yadkin Riverkeeper, Brian Fannon, and YRK Board Member, David White. This paddle further explores the rich in Native American history of the river.
During NC Beer Month, Foothills Brewing, OrthoCarolina and Junction 311 Endurance Sports have combined efforts to produce the regions BEST endurance event celebration -- created for and with the running community and the Winston-Salem community at large. A portions of the proceeds benefit Yadkin Riverkeeper and clean water (which means, better tasting beer!).
We’ll discuss “Yadkin Passage” with special guest, Author Floyd Rogers, and our new Yadkin Riverkeeper, Brian Fannon. Book discussion led by Candace Brennan of the Forsyth County Public Library.
Do you like clean water? Or enjoy a cold beer? Thank the Clean Water Act—and step up to defend it. Join Brian Fannon with Yadkin Riverkeeper and Geoff Gisler with the Southern Environmental Law Center to learn about the greatest threat to clean water in the last 50 years.
Darrell Westmoreland will discuss the importance of stream restoration as well as some of his favorite projects around North Carolina and highlight river work throughout Forsyth County.