Rappahannock Friends and Lovers of Our Watershed

Upper Thornton River Watershed - Events

The Fish Survey conducted along the Thornton River on May 31, 2005, was a success.  Volunteers assisted biologists from the National Shenandoah Park and the VA Dept of Game & Inland Fisheries in the survey.  A wide variety of over 24 different species was identified as present in the water.

Photo courtesy Richard Lykes

This was a unique opportunity to assist field biologists sample the stream waters of the Thornton River. State fisheries experts and biologists from the Shenandoah National Park conducted a fish survey along the Thornton River. Several local volunteers participated, helping with nets, buckets, and countings.