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    Job Opportunity: Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper

    We’re hiring for the position of Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper, which has a long tradition of clean water advocacy, protecting and preserving the health and viability of the Tar-Pamlico River. This position is based in our Washington, North Carolina office. Job objective The Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper develops, implements, oversees and reports on critical programs for Sound Rivers and our community […]

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  • Join the 5th Annual Tap the Neuse Celebration – June 10

    Get Competitive and Have Fun! Two person corn hole teams compete for prizes at Tap The Neuse V on June 10th at Neuse River Brewing beginning at noon. 1st place team wins $100 gift card to Fleming’s Steakhouse; 2nd and 3rd place teams also will leave with a prize. Advance eam registration is available by clicking here. […]

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  • 14th Annual Taste of Coastal Carolina

    Support Sound Rivers while tasting the best of Coastal Carolina! The 14th Annual Taste of Coastal Carolina will take place March 14th, 2017 from 6pm – 8pm at the Riverfront Convention Center in New Bern, NC. The event will feature flavors from a diverse array of local chefs in addition to great beer and wine. […]

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  • Blounts Creek Administrative Court Ruling Issued

    Administrative Court Judge Phil Berger issued a ruling on November 30th upholding the permit which would allow Martin Marietta Mining to discharge 12 million gallons of wastewater per day into Blounts Creek.  This ruling fails to protect the many interests which benefit from Blounts Creek, and completely ignores the standards of the Clean Water Act intended to […]

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  • Canoe Raffle Winner

    Joe Barlett of Blounts Creek was the lucky raffle winner of the one of a kind canoe/kayak built by local Washington resident Ed Rhine.  Ashley Vansant, President and Publisher of the Washington Daily News, selected the winning raffle ticket at 3PM at the Washington, NC Smoke on the Water event.  The raffle raised $10,000 for Sound Rivers […]

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  • Save Blounts Creek Volunteer Crafts a Kayak-Canoe

    Ed Rhine has been a central player in the Save Blounts Creek community movement to prevent irreparable damage to Blounts Creek that would be caused if a wastewater discharge into the creek is allowed from a planned Martin Marietta Mine.  Now Ed has used his decades of woodworking skills and years of experience building beautiful wood strip […]

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  • Tar-Pamlico Water Trail Grows – Three New Platforms in Beaufort County

    Tar-Pamlico Water Trail Grows – Three New Platforms in Beaufort County Residents and visitors to Beaufort County now have three new locations to camp along the Pamlico region’s beautiful waterways. Three new platforms were completed this spring on Blounts Bay, Broad Creek and the Tar River just upstream of the Highway 17 bridge as reported […]

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  • Blounts Creek Decision Pending

    Blounts Creek Decision Pending After a long wait, Sound Rivers members and experts were able to provide testimony on the numerous ways that the permitted wastewater discharge from Martin Marietta Materials proposed limestone mine would impact Blounts Creek, a popular fishing destination and tributary to the Pamlico River.  The eight day trial that began on […]

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  • Support for the Rivers

    Support for the Rivers by Harrison Marks, Executive Director A generous bequest from the estate of John R. Ackerman earlier this year provided a nice boost in financial support that was sorely needed.  Mr. Ackerman was a committed environmentalist, and the president emeritus of Friends of River Bend, a town located near New Bern.  As […]

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  • Tap The Neuse!

    Come join the FUNdraiser on Saturday, April 9 from noon to 4PM at Neuse River Brewing, 518 Pershing Rd., in Raleigh. Register for the team Corn Hole Competition early, and receive two free raffle tickets.  Register at the door and raffle tickets are $2/each.  To register, please visit http://swiftchase.com/events/sx/tap-the-neuse-benefit-iv. This event is for all ages, and those […]

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