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  • Become a Clean-Water Warrior today!

    The Neuse and Tar-Pamlico watersheds cover nearly a quarter of North Carolina — so where do you start? Here are four ways you can help today, tomorrow and for the foreseeable future! Tune in!Every week we send out eNews with updates about the issues facing your waterways, alerts for when

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  • Summer Haven fish kill reported

    Another fish kill on the Pamlico River was reported Friday afternoon, closely following a Labor Day fish kill on the south side of the Pamlico, from Durham Creek to Blounts Bay. This one is located at Summer Haven, on the north side of the river just west of Broad Creek,

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  • 9,000-gallon sewage spill in the Town of Smithfield

    SMITHFIELD – Johnston County Public Utilities reported a 9,000-gallon sewage spill in the Town of Smithfield, according to the Johnston County Report. The spill occurred Tuesday in the 100 block of Peedin Road. The untreated wastewater discharged into Buffalo Creek in the Neuse River Basin. The discharge was a result

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  • TMAT: Watch The Future of Farming here!

    Did you miss the season launch of Tell Me About It Tuesdays? In this first fall episode, former Upper Neuse Riverkeeper Matthew Starr talks about his current work in regenerative agriculture — increasing crop yields by way of natural means, as opposed to pesticides and fertilizers that harm both soil

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  • Riverkeeper, environmental projects coordinator to take part in grand opening of new Greenville museum

    The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Greenville will host its grand opening and Science Expo on Saturday. Longtime Sound Rivers’ partner A Time For Science has teamed up with NCMNS to create this new, downtown Greenville museum. A ribbon cutting will officially open the museum at 10 a.m.,

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  • Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper: Legislators must seal the deal on flood prevention, mitigation

    This week in 2018, a category 1 Hurricane Florence made landfall just south of Wrightsville Beach. In the days that followed, Florence became one of the most devastating hurricanes on the North Carolina record. Florence delivered up to 30 inches of rain in many places; freshwater flooding due to the

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