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December 2018

Devil We Know Film Screening

December 12, 2018 @ 12:00 AM - 2:00 AM EST
Turnage Theatre, 150 West Main Street
Washington, NC 27889
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Join us for a FREE screening of The Devil We Know on Tuesday December 11th at 7:00pm at The Historic Turnage Theatre. Unraveling one of the biggest environmental scandals of our time, this film shows how a group of citizens in West Virginia take on the powerful corporation DuPont, after they discover it has knowingly been dumping a toxic chemical - now found in the blood of 99.7% of Americans - into the drinking water supply. The Devil We Know…

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April 2019

Annual Meeting and BBQ

April 27, 2019 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
Uptown Brewing Company, 418 Evans Street
Greenville, NC 27858
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Last year's volunteer of the year awardee Marcos Siler with Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Katy Hunt Please join us at Uptown Brewing Company in Greenville for our member annual meeting. This is free and open to the public. Your Riverkeepers and Executive Director will give you an update on your waterways, Sound Rivers’ successes this past year and present Volunteer Awards to individuals and businesses in the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico River Basins! Sound Rivers Board Member, Jim Kellenberger will be preparing…

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May 2019

2019 Kids River Fest Greenville

May 18, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road
Greenville, NC 27834 United States

Our popular Kids’ River Fest returns to Greenville River Park North. Dedicated to protecting the Neuse and  Tar-Pamlico Rivers, Sound River hosts Kids’ Fest as an opportunity to explore and play in your watershed. Connect with your family and take a time to appreciate the Neuse and Tar Rivers. Kids’ River Fest in Greenville Sound Rivers invites your family to explore River Park North at our second annual Kids’ River Fest in Greenville, on Saturday May 18th.  Kids River Fest…

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September 2019

Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper at Tarboro Brewing for Cultivating Change!

September 18, 2019 @ 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
Tarboro Brewing Company, 526 N Main St
Tarboro, NC 27886 United States
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  Cultivating Change is a monthly conversation series about the future of our community at Tarboro Brewing Company. We invite you to join us, share your thoughts, and enjoy free drinks. This event is powered by Reach NC, an initiative of Education NC, along with Teach For America*Edgecombe and Tarboro Brewing Company. For the September 18th event, your Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell will speak about your local waterways, the threats facing them, and how we can work together to protect…

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March 2021

Tell Me About It Tuesdays: Water-wise farming

March 9, 2021 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Sound Rivers’ monthly virtual science series continues from 7-8 p.m. on March 9 with Eliza Lawdley, farm manager for the Bailey & Sarah Williamson Preserve located in eastern Wake County. Join Eliza and Upper Neuse Riverkeeper Matthew Starr for this discussion on the Williamson Preserve, a public open space managed by the Triangle Land Conservancy. The Preserve has more than 7.5 miles of walking and mountain biking trails, along with a large working farm. Eliza will be sharing an overview…

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November 2021

Tell Me About It Tuesdays: A 50-year perspective on water quality, fisheries on the Tar-Pamlico River

November 9, 2021 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Join us for our next episode of Sound Rivers’ virtual science series, as Jess Hawkins discusses major water quality and fisheries issues of the Pamlico-Tar River. Jess grew up on the Pamlico and had a long career as a biologist, studying fisheries and environmental issues on the river from 1978 to 1996. He continued to deal with those issues as Assistant to the Director of North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries, developing statewide policy, and as a appointed member of…

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January 2022

Tell Me About It Tuesday: North Carolina’s Complicated Relationship with Stormwater

January 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Sound Rivers' virtual science series, Tell Me About It Tuesdays, returns in the new year with "North Carolina’s Complicated Relationship with Stormwater." Tune in at 7 p.m. on Jan. 11 with Dr. Rachel Noble for this talk about increased coastal development, recreational use of high priority estuaring and coastal waters, increasing King Tide events, and unpredictable stormwater discharge patterns, which all threaten North Carolina's water quality.  During periods of time when tidal inundation and storm periods intersect, there is serious…

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February 2022

Tell Me About It Tuesdays: Natural Systems — Improving Resilience to Coastal Riverine Flooding

February 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Sound Rivers' virtual science series, Tell Me About It Tuesdays, is back in February with "Natural Systems — Improving Resilience to Coastal Riverine Flooding." Tune in with Dr. Barbara Doll at 7 p.m. on Feb. 8 for this episode about flood resilience and restoration. Doll is a North Carolina State University extension associate professor and restoration specialist with North Carolina Sea Grant, whose work has focused on nonpoint source pollution prevention and treatment, restoration ecology, stormwater management, stream assessment and…

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March 2022

Tell Me About It Tuesdays: The Blue Economy Corridor

March 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Sound Rivers' virtual science series, Tell Me About It Tuesdays, returns in March with "The Blue Economy Corridor." Tune in March 8 at 7 p.m. for this episode about East Carolina University's Dr. Emily Yeager's work on The Blue Economy Corridor, an asset-mapping project of communities along the river, from Rocky Mount to Washington. The Blue Economy Corridor will highlight socio-cultural, environmental, and hospitality assets, assembling all data into a multi-level, interactive GIS map. Learn about this ambitious project that…

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April 2022

Tell Me About It Tuesdays: Partners for Environmental Justice’s Community Watershed Engagement

April 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Tell Me About It Tuesdays is back at 7 p.m. on April 12 with “Partners for Environmental Justice’s Community Watershed Engagement.” Join Amin Davis for this interactive presentation about PEJ and their work advocating for environmental justice in southeast Raleigh since the mid-1990s, including the Walnut Creek Watershed Learning Network, a six-week community education and empowerment initiative that Partners for Environmental Justice launched in spring of 2021. In addition to being a PEJ board member, Davis is an environmental scientist…

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May 2022

Tell Me About It Tuesdays: ENC Coastlines and People project

May 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Join Dr. Stephen Moysey on May 10 at 7 p.m. as he introduces us to the ENC Coastlines and People project, a new, community-based initiative to understand opportunities and barriers to climate resilience on a local scale. Traditional development means not all communities are well-adapted to a changing climate, leading to flooding, algal blooms and more, so this project is engaging residents in community-based science initiatives to share local experience, scientific understanding and institutional resources to help communities find local…

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