Cleanup Efforts Making Progress

But Creek Figures Represent Far-Off Goal

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Posted: February 4, 2013

Smith Creek, as seen from a bridge on Indian Trail Road in northern Rockingham County on Tuesday afternoon, covers more than 67,000 acres across Rockingham and Shenandoah counties. The creek was declared “impaired” many years ago. (Photos by Nikki Fox)
Nesha McRae with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation talks at a Smith Creek Partnership meeting on Tuesday at the Tenth Legion Mountain Valley Ruritan Club building, where local officials reported on cleanup efforts.

TENTH LEGION — Although Kathy Holm knows most people tend to focus on numbers when it comes to stream cleanup, she hopes they’ll see the bigger picture in this case.


That’s what Holm,…

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