• Sound Rivers Hires New Lower Neuse Riverkeeper

    Katy Langley recently accepted the position of Lower Neuse Riverkeeper with Sound Rivers. She will be based in our New Bern office and will begin work on June 26th! Katy earned her B.S. in Earth and Environmental Science from the University of New Orleans in 2013. She did undergraduate research on Lake Pontchartrain, working closely […]

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  • Sound Rivers Featured on New Podcast

      Sound Rivers is featured on a new podcast! Episode 1 of The Dirt features Pastor Sylvester Williams and Chandra Taylor of the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) relaying the story of the East End community in Durham, North Carolina. A neighborhood comprised mostly of elderly people of color is seeking justice as construction of […]

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  • Sound Rivers’ Executive Director Announces Retirement

    Harrison Marks, Executive Director of Sound Rivers, announced his retirement from the organization to be effective later this year. Harrison said of his plans, “My wife, Suzie, and I are looking forward to a new adventure that will begin with a year on our boat, a lifelong dream.  The search for my replacement is well […]

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  • Fishing For Facts – 6/1/2017

    Fishing for Facts – June 1, 2017 Budget woes, plastic bags and crime waves among the trees of Jordan Lake? The North Carolina legislature’s time has been dominated in the past few weeks on budget negotiations. The Senate passed their version of the budget several weeks ago. Most notably, the Senate budget proposed very large […]

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  • Fishing for Facts – 5/11/2017

    Fishing For Facts- May 11, 2017 NC Senate Budget seeks further cuts to environmental agencies; House overrides Governor’s veto It’s been a rough two weeks for environmental and public health protection in North Carolina. Harmful bills have passed into law and the Senate’s newly released proposed budget cuts the Department of Environmental Quality funding by […]

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