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  • Kayak adventure a lesson in wetlands’ purpose

    Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell and Clay Barber, Sound Rivers’ environmental projects coordinator, took to the water this week to explore the swamps of southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina. Howell and Barber paddled along the Chowan River and Mud Creek, as well as the Cypress Bridge Swamp Natural Area Preserve

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  • 2021 Pure Farms, Pure Waters priorities presented

    Upper Neuse Riverkeeper Matthew Starr presented clean water priorities to North Carolina legislators on Monday. In a Zoom session, Starr submitted a slate of requests that ranged from funding to support farmers to confronting environmental justice issues. “In the upcoming legislative session, we hope to work with legislators to increase

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  • Did you miss this week’s Tell Me About It Tuesdays? Watch here!

    Sit in with Sound Rivers Environmental Projects Coordinator Clay Barber and guest Mitch Woodward, with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, for this discussion about how to make your landscape work for clean water. Recorded on Jan. 12, this interesting discussion shows us some practical ways to keep it clean!

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  • NC Policy Watch delves deeper into million-gallon hog waste spill in Jones Co.

    Hog farm that spilled 1 million gallons of feces, urine into waterways had been warned of lagoon problems DC Mills Farm has familial ties to another operation that incurred a record fine By Lisa Sorg, NC Policy Watch A Jones County farm that spilled an estimated 1 million gallons of

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  • Foundation opens summer intern applications

    The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation is offering 35 paid internships at North Carolina nonprofits for the summer of 2021, and Sound Rivers is one of the participating nonprofits. Formed by the merger of two of the state’s oldest grassroots conservation organizations — the Neuse River Foundation and Pamlico-Tar River Foundation

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