Aired: July 7, 1996

Up a Creek: The Health of Virginia’s Waterways

Topics: science


Erosion, farm run-off, and expanding development are placing a strain on Virginia’s streams and rivers. Virginia State University marine scientist Barry Fox joins Virginia Tech wildlife scientist Richard Neves for a look at the current health of Virginia’s waterways and efforts to safeguard them.

Also: Reporter Jim Davis of WMRA/Harrisonburg heads to the mountains with James Madison University chemist Dan Downey and UVA environmental scientist James Galloway to examine to health and safety of Virginia’s springs and headwaters.


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