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  •   URGENT! Protect North Carolina wetlands! Wednesday (Dec. 1) is the last day for public comment on a new, permanent rule establishing a state permitting program that would protect our wetlands and manage flooding in our communities. Write the Environmental Management Commission and tell them to approve those protections now!  

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  • Watch the trailer for “A Sound River”!

    We’re taking global issues to a local scale in “A Sound River,’ our new documentary about Sound Rivers and our 40-year fight for a basic right — clean water. RSVP here to the live, virtual premiere at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 30!  ‘A Sound River’ tells Sound Rivers’ story visually,

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  • Freshwater mussel gains endangered species act protection in North Carolina, Virginia

    From the Center for Biological Diversity ASHEVILLE — Following a petition and lawsuits by the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the Atlantic pigtoe freshwater mussel as threatened under the Endangered Species Act and designated 563 river miles of protected critical habitat in North Carolina

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  • NC Gov to sign budget that’s “mostly good” for environment

    North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said this week that he will sign the $25.9 billion 2021-22 budget into law. “I will sign this budget because, on balance, the good outweighs the bad,” Cooper said at a news conference. For Sound Rivers and our clean-water advocates, the good includes: Removal of

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  • Watch Tell Me About It Tuesdays with Jess Hawkins!

    Did you miss the November Tell Me About It Tuesdays with Jess Hawkins? Never fear! You can watch it here!  Jess Hawkins talked about the major water quality and fisheries issues of the Pamlico-Tar River then and now. He grew up on the Pamlico and had a long career as

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  • Annual auction opens to bidders!

    Go to the auction HERE! Instead of a penciled-in bid, a click of the mouse will determine the winning bidders at Sound Rivers’ annual silent auction. We’ve gone virtual with out auction for a second year running. “Bidding for Clean Water” went live Friday morning (Nov. 5) and is open

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