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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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  • Splash for Trash nets big donation

    Greenville (noon) Rotary Club had Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell back to speak at their weekly meeting on Monday, and she walked away with a $1,600 donation. “They presented us a very generous check for $1,600 from the proceeds of Splash for Trash, which they hosted in July,” Jill said. “We

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  • Thank you, interns (Megan, Maia and Maddie)!

    Sound Rivers bids a very fond farewell to this year’s water-quality interns! Maia (in Raleigh), Megan (in New Bern) and Maddie (in Washington) did a fantastic job with Swim Guide this year, organizing volunteers, coordinating pick-ups and drop-offs, sampling, testing and relaying results to the public. If you ever caught

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  • Big crowd turns out for environmental justice film

    A film about industrial hog facilities’ impact on eastern North Carolinians’ health and wellbeing drew a large crowd last Saturday. Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell and Sound Rivers’ Executive Director Heather Deck were two of more than a 100 people attending the Environmental Justice Network event at Truth Tabernacle Ministries in

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  • Sound Rivers joins SELC in opposing NC’s Rules Review Commission

    Sound Rivers joined with the Southern Environmental Law Center and nine other environmental nonprofits to file an amicus brief supporting North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s challenge to the newly created Rules Review Commission. The commission, created by the General Assembly and whose 10 members are selected by the General Assembly,

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  • Volunteer Spotlight: Mira and Meredith Loughlin

    We can’t do what we do without our wonderful volunteers! Meet Mira and Meredith Loughlin, who live in Washington and have been Swim Guide sampling for four years (making Mira our youngest volunteer likely ever!) Thank you, Mira and Meredith!

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