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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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  • Taking the trash out at Falls Lake

    When it comes to citizens taking matters into their own hands, we applaud a group of Falls Lake fans who took the initiative to clean up “Hippie Beach” where others trashed it. Sound Rivers’ member Paul Michelle reached out to Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop two weeks ago, after he saw

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  • SPLASH FOR TRASH: another success!

    Greenville (noon) Rotary’s annual Splash for Trash, a clean-up of the Tar River, was another success this year. Sound Rivers’ Executive Director Heather Deck and water-quality intern Maddie Garrison were on hand to assist the clean-up effort, which took place July 30, on the Tar River between Town Common and

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  • Volunteer Spotlight: Caroline Phelan

    Meet Caroline, a Sound Rivers’ volunteer who lives in Cary! Find out why she loves the Neuse River and volunteers for Swim Guide every summer. Thank you for being such a great volunteer, Caroline!    

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  • Jack’s Creek Trash Trout nets a lot of trash

    Trash Trout-ers were at it again this week, as Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell and Sound Rivers’ water-quality interns Megan Long and Maddie Garrison headed up another clean-out and audit for Jack’s Creek trash. Thanks to all of our Trash Trout volunteers — Bill and Sara Hanifin, Dawn Dolson, Christina Marshen

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  • RIVERKEEPER OR ROCK STAR? You decide…

    Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop met with members of the Youth Conservation Corps group at Walnut Creek wetlands center this week to talk about river magic, river issues and ways to get into to river jobs, then took the crew out to sample Walnut Creek for E. coli and microplastics. A

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