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Tickets for StreamSweepers Celebration at Historic Rapidan Mill Now on Sale

  Hundreds of tires, thousands and thousands of lbs. of trash, 40 miles of river property frontage assessments, and now it’s time to thank our customers and watershed backers. We couldn’t have done this without you. This is for you – what we hope is a fitting thank you – on the river – Saturday […]


Center for Natural Capital 2013 Year End Review

 Dear Friend of the Center: There’s a lot of talk today about the need for big projects for big change. At the Center, we’ve begun to think our best hope is the passionate heart of one youth at time. That’s why in 2013 we launched our youth Job Corps programming, piloting StreamSweepers in the headwaters […]


Ahyayha’s Smith Creek Trout Restoration Project Completed!

Thanks to Shenandoah Streamworks, Frazier Quarry, Suzie Q Farm, Merck Corporation, and of course, Ahyayha Smith Creek Project Supporters, the first section of river bank has been restored! This project was entirely funded by Ahyayha project individual and corporate supporters. More images have been posted on the Ahyayha Smith Creek project page.


Freshwater Mussel Survey Completed for Smith Creek Restoration Project

This week, a freshwater mussel field team completed an investigation of Smith Creek, a tributary of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River, VA, US A, in preparation for streambank restoration. A portion of the bank to be restored is shown below. The team cleared the way for the project to proceed and noted that […]


Ahyayha Supporters in Race to Fund 50% of Oyster Small Business Capital by Labor Day

The contributions began early this morning on the Ahyayha One Oyster At a Time Crowdfunding Project Page - funds will be used by oyster small business folks Anthony and Elyse Bavuso to build new cages needed to harvest more native Virginia oysters. With only 4 days left – there is a chance this project could get […]


Oyster Cages Funded through New Ahyayha Project – Nearly 20% of Goal Already Met

In just a few days, funds for more than a dozen cages (19% of the $7950 goal) have been raised though the Ahyayha Project for One Oyster At A Time. Roughly 80 days remain in the funding period for additional project Backers to pledge support for oyster farmers Anthony and Elyse Bavuso. Project rewards include […]