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August 2018

Loose on the Neuse 2018

August 5 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Anderson Point Park, 20 Anderson Point Dr
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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It’s that time of year again! Time to celebrate the upper Neuse River, a source of natural beauty in the midst of urban development in the Triangle!  What better way to do that than picking up some trash and then enjoy cold Sweetwater beer at a fantastic after clean-up party? Boaters help clean up the Neuse River at last year's Loose on the Neuse. The cleanup will last from 10 AM to noon and then the party starts! Check-in will begin at 9 AM at Anderson Point Park where…

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September 2018

September Neuse River Cleanup

September 8 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Lawson Creek Park, 1309 Country Club Rd
New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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Join us in New Bern on September 8th to kick off the fall with a river cleanup! Plan to arrive at Lawson Creek Park and meet at picnic pavilion around 9:30am in order to be on the water by 10am. Bags, grabbers, and gloves will be provided. Bring your own kayak if you have one! Sound River's kayaks will also be free to use, but we have limited available. Reserve a Sound Rivers kayak by using the form here.

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CANCELED – Tap the Tar at Rocky Mount Mills

September 22 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Rocky Mount Mills, 1147 Falls Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27804 United States
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Canceled:  It is with great regret to announce that we are cancelling the Tap the Tar Event that was scheduled for next Saturday, September 22nd.  With the impending effects of Hurricane Florence, we felt that this was the best course of action.  Sound Rivers' core mission is environmental protection of the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico Rivers and we will be in full force responding to any issues that arise post-storm. In addition, our partners, volunteers and staff need this time to focus…

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October 2018

New Bern Post-Florence River Cleanup

October 27 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lawson Creek Park, 1309 Country Club Rd
New Bern, NC 28560 United States

    Save the date for a fall cleanup in New Bern to help pull out some of the debris that has washed into our river as a result of Hurricane Florence! 10am* - Noon - Lawson Creek Park, New Bern, NC *We will meet at picnic shelter 1 at 9:30am to get everyone on the water by 10am. Want to reserve a kayak**? Email Corinne at development@soundrivers.org by October 26th - don't wait, limited kayaks available! **Children are welcome,…

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November 2018

33rd Annual Oyster Roast

November 10 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Washington Civic Center, 110 Gladden St
Washington, NC 27889 United States
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Sold Out! *Limited tickets may become available, call 252-946-7211 for more info WHEN: Saturday, November 10th, 6pm WHERE: Washington Civic Center TICKETS: Sold Out! Your ticket includes unlimited steamed oysters, chili, chowder, beer, soda, live music and fun! (VIP Tickets include early access to oysters at 5pm, wine tasting, welcome gift and raffle ticket.) (Members get special pricing on tickets - renew or join today here!) Sound Rivers’ annual Oyster Roast will continue this year on November 10th.  Each November for…

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NC Pipeline Watch Training – Webinar

November 13 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday, November 13th on your computer, from 6 pm - 7:30. RSVP today! Duke Energy and Dominion Resources are trying to run a fracked gas pipeline 200 miles in North Carolina through communities and across waterways. As construction starts we continue to work to stop the pipeline and want to ensure ACP fully complies with regulations intended to protect people and the environment from pollution by engaging volunteer observers. This program is organized by NC Pipeline Watch, a group of…

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CANCELED: Post-Hurricane Cleanup on the Tar River

November 17 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
town common boat ramp, pin 100 E 1st St
Greenville, 27858 United States
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With the current high flows on the Tar River, we are unfortunately canceling the cleanup, scheduled for this Saturday, 11/17, due to safety concerns and access issues at the Town Common boat ramp. Please spread the word about the cancellation and we hope to see you at our next cleanup! Questions or concerns, email your Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper at pamtarrk@soundrivers.org.

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NC Pipeline Watch Training – Rocky Mount

November 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Forrest English will be leading a NC Pipeline Watch training on monitoring the Atlantic Coast Pipeline at the Medoc Mountain Group Sierra Club monthly meeting. These trainings will get you oriented and provide you the information to get in the field and monitor currently ongoing construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline for pollution issues. We will talk about where the pipeline route is planned, what types of pollution control measures to look for, how to determine if those…

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December 2018

NC Pipeline Watch Training – Online

December 11 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

NC Pipeline Watch Online Training for Pipeline Observers Tuesday, December 11th on your computer, from 6 pm - 7:30. RSVP today! Duke Energy and Dominion Resources are trying to run a fracked gas pipeline 200 miles in North Carolina through communities and across waterways. As construction starts we continue to work to stop the pipeline and want to ensure ACP fully complies with regulations intended to protect people and the environment from pollution by engaging volunteer observers. This program is…

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Devil We Know Film Screening

December 11 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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