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  • Get your 2022 Oyster Roast tickets here!

    Sound Rivers’ 35th-annual Oyster Roast tickets are on sale now We’ll be shucking under the stars in Washington on Nov. 12, so bring your appetite for all-you-can-eat steamed oysters, chili, chowder and more! With steamed oysters served on plywood tables — strung with thousands of lights overhead — on the

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  •     VOLUNTEER!Swim Guide is in full swing at Sound Rivers, and we still need some volunteers to collect water samples and deliver them to our summer water-quality interns. Learn more about what it means to volunteer here!     TUNE IN!Every week we send out eNews with updates about

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  • Host your own “A Sound River” screening

    Did you miss Sound Rivers’ 40th-anniversary documentary when it premiered Nov. 30, 2021? We had an estimated 500 people attend the virtual premiere, and if you weren’t one of them, you can see it now by hosting your own “A Sound River” screening.  Email us for the link at info@soundrivers.org,

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  • Neuse River Rising

    One-hundred, fifty miles of the Neuse River in 11 days — that’s what awaits Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop and Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell starting Wednesday, Sept. 28. The adventure they’re calling the Neuse River Rising will taken them from Smithfield Town Commons to New Bern’s Lawson Creek Park by kayak.

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  • ‘Publix Serves’ up Trash Trout litter

    Employees of the New Bern Publix descended upon Duffyfield Canal last week to clean out the Trash Trout. The event was part of Publix Serves, an annual service day for employees, and the second year the grocery store has partnered with Sound Rivers. Last year, a clean-up was held on

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  • Exploris School students get Riverkeeping intro

    Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop introduced middle-school students to the world of Riverkeepers during a presentation this week at The Exploris School in Raleigh. Located in downtown Raleigh for more than 20 years, The Exploris School is a diverse learning community that engages students through community partnerships and experiential, project-based learning

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  • ‘A Neuse Night Out’ a smashing success!

    The Old Theater was awash in Neuse River-lovers last Saturday for “A Neuse Night Out” in Oriental. First up was screening of “A Sound River,” Sound Rivers’ 40th-anniversary short film, followed by a Q&A with Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop and Sound Rivers’ Staff Scientist Katy Hunt. “It was a good

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  • Riverkeepers reveal investigation behind Legacy Biogas spill

    Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell and Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop sat down this week with Wendy Card, editor-in-chief of New Bern Now, to talk about the White Oak Farms/Legacy Biogas spill in Wayne County. Listen in as they reveal how they discovered the spill, the investigation that followed and the many

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