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  • We’re hiring!

    Do you have a passion for the environment and justice issues affecting eastern North Carolina? Do you enjoy a dynamic work environment? Do you love collaboration, team support and opportunities for growth? Then join our Team! We’re hiring! Sound Rivers has a long tradition of clean water advocacy, protecting and

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  •   TAKE ACTION!Lick Creek needs our help! The Durham watershed is being inundated with runoff from the MANY developments currently being built (there are more than a dozen right now). Tell Durham City Council to put a pause on approving new developments until the get protections for Lick Creek in

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  • Summer intern search underway!

    Do you love being on the river? Want to gain more experience in the field and explore eastern North Carolina waterways? We’ve got the job for you! Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation is currently accepting applications for this paid, summer-long Sound Rivers’ internship (see links to more information below). “We’re looking

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  • State issues notices of violation to Washington mining business

    A cloudy creek earned two notices of violation from the state for a Whootentown Road landscaping and mining business in Washington. Residents reporting the issue resulted in its resolution, according to Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell. “I had received multiple reports from Washington residents with concerns about Maple Branch running very

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  • Sewage spills in Havelock continue

    Two recent spills of untreated wastewater into a Havelock waterway indicate the city’s sewer problems are yet to be resolved. On Jan. 15, 20,000 gallons of wastewater, of which 13,700 were cleaned up, spilled into the southwest part of Slocum Creek. Last weekend, another spill happened, though the amount of

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  • Sound Rivers welcomes intern William Wallace

    Sound Rivers staff welcomed intern William Wallace to the fold last week. William will be interning with us for the next three months, fulfilling the final project for his undergraduate degree in tourism, recreation and sports with a focus in outdoor recreation and sports management from University of North Carolina-Wilmington.

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  •  Neighborhood Ecology Corps helps with Trash Trout clean-out

    Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop headed up another Raleigh Trash Trout clean-out last week, with help from the Walnut Creek Wetlands Center Neighborhood Ecology Corps. Installed on Little Rock Creek in November of 2022, the third clean-out netted: 47 pieces of plastic film; 59 pieces of hard plastic; 176 pieces of

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