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Celebrate 50 Years of Earth Day With Sound Rivers

Education, Environmental, Sound Rivers

Posted on April 21st, 2020

Today, April 22nd, marks 50 years of the annual Earth Day celebration, a day which is always near and dear to us here at Sound Rivers. 2020 is a very different time to celebrate than years past, but I hope you’ll join me and the rest of your Clean Water Community to celebrate together, apart. There are so many ways to do that, here are just a few:

Head outside to pick up litter – which nearly always ends up in our waterways – in your own neighborhood. Post a photo on social media with the hashtag #RiverQuaranCleanUp and tag @soundriversnc!

Take a virtual walk through history with a look back at 50 years of your rivers and how Sound Rivers has been working to protect them – HERE

Share your own photos and memories of the river on social media with the hashtag #RiverRecollections and tag @soundriversnc, or send them to info@soundrivers.org!

Join your Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Katy Hunt for a Virtual Earth Day celebration with New Bern Now, here, at 1pm!

Make a gift in honor of the rivers you love to Sound Rivers’ Spring Matching campaign – generous donors have pledged to match all gifts to Sound Rivers up to $20,000, and they’ve extended our time to meet that match into May due to COVID-19. If you’re able, I hope you’ll consider a gift today – it will go twice as far!

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However you celebrate, know that we at Sound Rivers are with you – even though we are apart. We’re fighting for your waterways, and for you, every day.

– Heather Deck, Executive Director

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