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  • Oyster Roast Tickets – On Sale Now!

    Oyster Roast is back on November 9th, and tickets are on sale now – here! Get your tickets soon – this event regularly sells out and you don’t want to miss unlimited oysters served under the stars, local craft beer (from Duck Rabbit, Brewery Bhavana, Uptown Brewing Company, and Billy

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  • Updates on Impacts from Hurricane Dorian

    12PM September 6, 2019 Update Hurricane Dorian is finally moving away from the North Carolina coast. Major impacts occurred this morning on Ocracoke from Pamlico Sound side storm surge.  Overall, storm surge for inland areas, such as Washington and New Bern, were less than what was predicted. NC DEQ is

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  • Checking in on Jaycee Park, an innovative stormwater solution

    Clay Barber, our new Environmental Projects Coordinator, went out with your Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper this week to check on our Jaycee Park wetland’s current condition after it’s had a while to do its job filtering stormwater runoff. Clay says, “We want to help the city of Greenville educate people on the function and

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  • Sound Rivers and partners reach groundbreaking settlement with NCDOT

    This week Sound Rivers reached a momentous settlement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation over their proposed 540 expansion in Wake County. As a result of this settlement, changes to the project will be made, greatly reducing its impact on your environment, including your waterways. This balanced agreement provides

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  • Sound Rivers’ Campus Stormwater Program Goes to Craven Summit

    by Katy Hunt, Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Sound Rivers recently led a Stormwater workshop for Craven County teachers at the 2019 Craven Summit. This was the second year Sound Rivers participated in the summit; last year, four teachers attended the workshop taught by Maria McDaniel from A Time for Science. This

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