• Water Trail Education and Outreach AmeriCorps Coordinator

    Sound Rivers is searching for an AmeriCorps* Volunteer!  We are accepting applications for a Water Trail Education and Outreach Coordinator.  This person will oversee the expanded use of the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico Water Trails, and use the trails to engage and involve the public in the awareness and protection of our waterways.  The Coordinator will work […]

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  • Fishing for Facts

    Fishing for Facts – June 13, 2017 Keeping our Water Clean Requires $$ The North Carolina legislature’s time continues to be dominated on budget negotiations. The Senate passed their version of the budget several weeks ago and then wasted no time rejecting the House budget. The 47 House conferees and 25 Senate conferees can be […]

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  • Fishing for Facts- 4-27-2017

    Fishing For Facts- April 27, 2017 Delays in Falls Lake protections, loss of streamside buffers and ….garbage juice!? The NC legislature reconvened on April 19th after a short Easter Break and bills have been moving at breakneck speed through committees to meet the self imposed “crossover-deadline.” This is the  deadline set that requires bills to […]

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  • Swift Creek Week

    Creek Week is a national celebration of creeks and lakes through recreational, educational, and volunteer activities hosted by many local organizations with the goal of creating a connection between residents and their watershed. Sound Rivers is co-organizing Swift Creek Week  with the River Guardian Foundation, with assistance from City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department, and many […]

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  • President signs Dirty Water Order

    Tuesday, President Trump signed an executive order that is intended to weaken the Clean Water Act, a major federal law that has protected our Nation’s water since 1972. The executive order, already dubbed the “Dirty Water Order,” directed Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and others to take a series of actions, long […]

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