Catch up with the latest episode of Tell Me About it Tuesdays: Pollution Solutions

Education, Sound Rivers

Posted on February 11th, 2021

Did you miss this week’s episode of Tell Me About Tuesdays? You can watch it here!

Your Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell hosted East Carolina University engineering professor Dr. Randall Etheridge for “Pollution Solutions,” a look into the research in progress to keep Lake Mattamuskeet healthy. Lake Mattamuskeet is a renowned stopover point for migratory birds. Dr. Etheridge delves into how the lake has changed over the past hundred years, as well as the sources of its pollution and ways to decrease nutrient pollution and recover and promote its aquatic vegetation.

Did you know that Lake Mattamuskeet’s pumping station, built in 1911, was the world’s largest? Find out about it and more by watching this episode of Tell Me About It Tuesdays!

And don’t forget to RSVP to next month’s episode, in which Upper Neuse Riverkeeper Matthew Starr welcomes Eliza Lawdley, farm manager for the Bailey & Sarah Williamson Preserve located in eastern Wake County. Eliza will be talking about the Preserve, a public open space managed by the Triangle Land Conservancy with more than 7.5 miles of walking and mountain biking trails, along with a large working farm. Eliza’s presentation will have a special focus on the partnering farmers on the site and water-wise farming practices. RVSP here!

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