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  •     SPEAK UP!The biogas plans proposed in North Carolina do not fix the existing waste management problems and will make them worse by cementing in place an outdated, harmful system. It’s public comment time — and your time to tell North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality to put people

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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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  • Tell Me About It Tuesdays’ latest episode is here!

    Did you miss this week’s episode of Tell Me About It Tuesdays? You can watch it here! Listen in as Dr. Stephen Moysey, director of East Carolina University’s Water Resources Center, talks about ENC Coastlines and People, a five-year research project to identify resiliency needs for communities in eastern NC

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  • COMING SOON! We’re launching a 5th season of Swim Guide!

    Preparation for a fifth season of Swim Guide is in full swing at Sound Rivers! Sound Rivers’ interns, who will be coordinating the program under Environmental Projects Coordinator Clay Barber, start next week and will get a full introduction to volunteer coordinating, sampling and testing those samples for the presence

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  • Sound Rivers bids a fond farewell to Will Shingleton

    Sound Rivers’ field technician Will Shingleton moves on this week to a career in environmental health. The spring 2022 East Carolina University graduate has been with Sound Rivers since signing on as an intern in the spring of 2021. More recently, Will has been working as a field technician and

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  • Americorps position with Sound Rivers now open

    Sound Rivers has an Americorps position open! Americorps is hiring a stormwater education coordinator to work with Sound Rivers from Sept. 1, 2022 to July 31, 2023. Learn about compensation and benefits, job responsibilities, qualifications, eligibility requirements and how to apply HERE. Background about the new position: Sound Rivers campus

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  • Trash Trout approved for New Bern

    New Bern’s Board of Aldermen approved the installation of a Sound Rivers’ Trash Trout on Lawson Creek. Sound Rivers Executive Director Heather Deck appeared before the board on Monday night to talk about the installation of the second of three Trash Trouts in the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico Watersheds. The first

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