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November 2018

CANCELED: Post-Hurricane Cleanup on the Tar River

November 17, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 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 20, 2018 @ 12:00 AM - 1:30 AM

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, 2018 @ 11:00 PM - December 12, 2018 @ 12:30 AM

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 12, 2018 @ 12:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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

Neuse Paddle Kickoff at Neuse River Brewing

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 PM - April 14, 2019 @ 12:00 AM
Neuse River Brewing Company, 518 Pershing Rd
Raleigh, NC 27608 United States
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Celebrate the Neuse River with Bill Hines and Larry Summers, before they head off to paddle the length of the river! Join us for a fun discussion - Bill and Larry will highlight their annual Raleigh to New Bern (Capital to Capital) Paddle, along with attributes of the Neuse River. Hailing from Oriental, active environmentalists, outdoorsmen, and Sound Rivers volunteers, they’ll share their experiences along the length of the Neuse. We'll also talk about Sound Rivers' RIVERKEEPERs efforts to ensure…

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Tar River Spring 2019 Cleanup

April 27, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come join Sound Rivers and Knee Deep Adventures the morning of Saturday April 27th to pull help keep the river clean by removing trash! We will be floating the river in Greenville and welcome anyone to bring your own kayaks, canoes, or jon boats, or if you don't have one we will have kayaks to loan out for the day free of charge. Be on time or early for Blackbeard coffee. We will leave at 9am from the Port Terminal…

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Pamlico River Cleanup

April 27, 2019 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Jack’s Creek, N Brown St at E 4th St
Washington, NC 27889 United States
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Join Sound Rivers volunteers in Washington, NC to help Spring Clean the Pamlico! We'll be concentrating on the Jack's Creek area, and this will be an on-land-only cleanup. Bags and gloves will be provided. Hope to see you there to help our waterways thrive! Meetup location: Intersection of N Brown St and E 4th St, Washington, NC

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Annual Meeting and BBQ

April 27, 2019 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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

Spring Neuse River Cleanup

May 4, 2019 @ 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawson Creek Park, 1309 Country Club Rd
New Bern, NC 28560 United States
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Join us in New Bern on Saturday May 4th to kick off Spring 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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2019 Kids River Fest Greenville

May 18, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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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Washington Swim Guide Volunteer Training

May 20, 2019 @ 11:00 PM - May 21, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

If you are interested in participating in our 2019 Swim Guide Program, please attend our volunteer training event. Volunteers will help collect water samples throughout the summer in the Tar-Pamlico between Greenville and Belhaven that will be analyzed for fecal bacteria levels and provide that information to the public through text alerts, smartphone apps, social media, and through our website.   Volunteers will receive all materials needed to collect weekly water samples as well as training on proper collection methods.…

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New Bern Swim Guide Volunteer Training

May 21, 2019 @ 11:00 PM - May 22, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

If you are interested in participating in our 2019 Swim Guide Program as a citizen scientist, please attend our volunteer training event. Volunteers will receive all materials needed to collect weekly water samples as well as training on proper collection methods. Training will be held at 7 pm at the Sound Rivers office in New Bern at 2207 Trent Rd. If you would like to volunteer, but are unable to attend the training, please email: lowerneuserk@soundrivers.org.

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Raleigh Swim Guide Volunteer Training

May 22, 2019 @ 11:00 PM - May 23, 2019 @ 12:00 AM
Falls of Neuse Canoe Launch Parking Lot, 12101 Old Falls of Neuse Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587 United States
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If you are interested in participating in our 2019 Swim Guide Program as a citizen scientist, please attend our volunteer training event. Volunteers will receive all materials needed to collect weekly water samples as well as training on proper collection methods. Training will be held at 7 pm at Falls of Neuse Canoe Launch Parking Lot (please note this location can sometimes confuse Google Maps or GPS - coordinates may help: 35.9391673, -78.5755595) If you would like to volunteer, but…

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June 2019

Screening of “New Trouble on the Neuse”

June 26, 2019 @ 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM
New Village Brewery & Taproom, 702 Broad St
Oriental, NC 28571 United States
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Join your Lower Neuse Riverkeeper at The New Village Brewery & Taproom for an evening screening of WRAL reporter Bill Leslie's recent documentary on issues facing the Neuse River. From WRAL: "After pollution paralyzed the Neuse River in 1990, the state legislature came up with a bi-partisan plan to combat river pollution following a WRAL documentary. Almost 30 years later, we look at how that river rescue plan was blown off track by three things: a massive hurricane, a political…

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July 2019

Rocky Mount Tar River Cleanup

July 13, 2019 @ 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Rocky Mount Mills, 1147 Falls Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27804 United States
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Update: We've had a fantastic RSVP response - so much so that lunches and kayaks are all spoken for! Have your own boat, or want to help with the on-land cleanup and don't need lunch? Feel free to come on out! Mark your calendars, we're partnering with Knee Deep Adventures, Rocky Mount Mills, Koi Pond and Tarrboro Brewing Companies to clean up trash from the Tar River on July 13th! We'll meet at 8:30am at Rocky Mount Mills, and then…

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