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April 2022

Marshall Floyd Memorial Cleanup

April 30, 2022 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

REGISTER HERE! Calling all cleanup volunteers! The Granville County Environmental Affairs Committee and Sound Rivers are partnering for a Tar River cleanup in memory of Marshall Floyd, a longtime Sound Rivers volunteer, member of the Environmental Affairs advisory committee, avid canoeist, environmentalist and more. The cleanup will be held 9 a.m. April 30 in Oxford. Meet at the Granville County Expo and Convention Center by 8:45 a.m. Teams will be sent out from there. We advise wearing closed-toe shoes, long…

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May 2022

Tell Me About It Tuesdays: ENC Coastlines and People project

May 10, 2022 @ 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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August 2022

Meet Your Riverkeeper at Mother Earth Brewing

August 25, 2022 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM EDT
Mother Earth Brewing, 311 N. Heritage St.
Kinston, NC 28501 United States
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Sound Rivers is partnering with Mother Earth Brewing in Kinston for "Meet Your Riverkeeper" with Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop. Join us at the brewery in Kinston for an ice-cold, craft brew and some "river talk!" No RSVP necessary; we'll be happy to see you there! 311 N. Heritage St., Kinston. (Please do not use the iCal Export or Google calendar features below. The time function is incorrect.) 

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September 2022

Tar River Clean-up, Rocky Mount

September 10, 2022 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell is teaming up with the local Sierra Club Chapter, Rotary Club, N.C. Wesleyan University Rotaract Club, and Keep America Beautiful to clean up the Tar River at Rocky Mount. Sound Rivers will provide some kayaks or you can BYOBoat. There will also be a  land clean up. The meet-up/put-in location is at the boat ramp at Sunset Park.

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September 17, 2022 @ 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
The Old Theater, Oriental, 609 Broad St.
Oriental, NC 28571 United States
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Join Sound Rivers for a night out at The Old Theater and New Village Brewing in Oriental! Meet Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop at The Old Theater to watch a free screening of “A Sound River,” a short film celebrating Sound Rivers’ history of environmental activism, from humble beginnings around kitchen tables to court battles against industrial polluters, as told by the voices of Sound Rivers — founders, partners and the Riverkeepers guarding your waterways. Bring your questions for the short…

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October 2022

Last Leg of Neuse River Rising Paddle!

October 8, 2022 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Glenburnie Boat Access

Experienced kayakers are invited to join your Riverkeepers for the last leg of the Neuse River Rising paddle on Saturday, Oct. 8. Meet-up is at the Glenburnie Boat Access at noon to kayak to the Neuse River Rising paddle's final destination of Lawson Creek Park on the Trent River*. This paddle will be across open water and should take about two hours, weather dependent. Please bring your own vessels and arrive early, so paddlers can be on their way at…

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Tell Me About It Tuesdays: The Science Behind Swim Guide

October 11, 2022 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Tell Me About It Tuesdays is back on Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.! This season, we’re shifting the focus of our virtual science series, taking it internal with guest appearances by Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop, Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell, Sound Rivers’ Program Director Clay Barber and Staff Scientist Katy Hunt, to provide an insider’s view into the issues and projects they’re working on. First up on Oct. 11 is the Science Behind Swim Guide. Join Clay as he delves into…

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‘A Sound River’ at ECU Sustainability Movie Night

October 24, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
ECU Main Student Center, 501 E. 10th St.
Greenville, NC 27858 United States
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MOVIE NIGHT! “A Sound River” will be on the big screen again, this time at the Black Box Theater in the Main Student Center at East Carolina University. Sound Rivers’ short documentary will launch the ECU Sustainability event, featuring before a PBS special titled “Extinction: The Facts” narrated by Sir David Attenborough. ECU Evolutionary Biologist and Biodiversity Expert Jeffery McKinnon will lead a 30-minute discussion and Q&A with the audience after the screening. Watch the trailer for "A Sound River"…

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November 2022

‘The Smell of Money’ screening

November 6, 2022 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
Cstone Church, 2304 U.S. Highway 70 East
New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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Join Waterkeeper Alliance for the screening of "The Smell of Money," a documentary about the true impacts to our waters and to the communities being impacted by concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). The film will be followed by a panel discussion including Naeema Muhammad, founder and senior advisor for North Carolina Environmental Justice Network; Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell; and Rick Dove, senior advisor for Waterkeeper Alliance. Admission is free, registration is required. Register HERE! (Please do not use the iCal…

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Tell Me About It Tuesdays: Neuse River Rising Recap

November 8, 2022 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Sound Rivers' virtual science series, Tell Me About It Tuesdays, returns Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. with a recap of the Neuse River Rising paddle! Three Riverkeepers, one epic journey! Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop and Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell recently teamed up with Oregon's Rogue Riverkeeper Emily Bowes for a 150-mile, 11-day kayak trip on the Neuse River. On Nov. 8, Sam and Jill will recount the entire trip, from Smithfield to New Bern, the beauty of the river and…

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Sound Rivers benefit: TBC Tap Takeover at Mulberry House

November 17, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST
Mulberry House Sky Bar, 189 W. Main St.
Washington, NC 27889 United States
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Sound Rivers' partners Tarboro Brewing Company will be taking over the tap at the Mulberry House's Sky Bar from 6 to 10 p.m. and proceeds will be donated to Sound Rivers! This elegant, rooftop bar in the heart of downtown provides a view of Washington you've never seen before. Come on out, have a brew and watch the river flow by! (Please do not use the iCal or Google calendar option below. It will put the wrong time in your…

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December 2022

A Neuse River Celebration!

December 1, 2022 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST
Neuse River Brewing, 518 Pershing Road, Ste. 100
Raleigh, NC 27608 United States
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We're celebrating the Neuse with our friends Neuse River Brewing in Raleigh! Join Sound Rivers’ Neuse and Pamlico-Tar Riverkeepers Thursday, Dec. 1, at Neuse River Brewing, for a celebration of the Neuse River and the communities along its banks who work to protect it. This year, the Neuse was named River of the Year by American Rivers, and your Riverkeepers marked this momentous occasion with a 150-mile paddle from Smithfield to New Bern. This event will be an opportunity to…

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February 2023

“The Smell of Money” film screening

February 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
ECU Main Student Center, 501 E. 10th St.
Greenville, NC 27858 United States
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What is "The Smell of Money?" It's a phrase pork industry insiders use to refer to the stench of hog waste. It's also a documentary chronicling how one eastern NC community has spent decades fighting back against generations of injustice and the disproportionate impact of industrial hog facilities on communities of color, and ultimately takes on the world’s largest pork company.          Wednesday, you can learn all about this fight for environmental justice happening right in our…

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Tarboro Brewing Company Tap Takeover

February 23 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Two Rivers Alehouse, 186 W. Main St.
Washington, NC 27889 United States
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Two Sound Rivers' partners are teaming up for a Tap Takeover this Thursday night. Join Tarboro Brewing Company at Two Rivers Alehouse in Washington from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. We're excited about this match-up! Two Rivers provided some great beer for the 2022 Oyster Roast and one of the Tarboro Brewing Company beers being featured Thursday is the "Bobby Boucher" an IPA named after the lead character in the classic comedy, "The Water Boy," -- a portion of all…

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March 2023

Friends of Mountains to Sea Trail/Sound Rivers Clean-up

March 11 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
Rolling View State Recreation Area, 4201 Baptist Road
Durham, NC 27703 United States
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Enjoy some spring sunshine with Sound Rivers and Friends of the Mountains to Sea Trail this Saturday and help keep Lick Creek and the Mountains to Sea Trail clean! Details below.   RSVP: SIGN UP FOR THE CLEAN-UP HERE!   10 A.M. MEETING SPOT: Rolling View State Recreational Area All interested should meet in the parking lot of the Rolling View State Recreational Area at 4201 Baptist Rd, Durham, NC 27703. After discussing the clean-up project for the day and…

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