Lick Creek needs our help! The Durham watershed is being inundated with runoff from the MANY developments currently being built (there are more than a dozen right now). Tell Durham City Council to put a pause on approving new developments until the get protections for Lick Creek in place. After all, it IS a tributary of Falls Lake, a major source of drinking water. Find out more and write your letter to the council here!
We’re expanding Swim Guide year round at certain sites throughout the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico, so we are searching for volunteers to do monthly water sampling. See what water sampling is all about in this short, instructional video. We’ve also got Trash Trouts (litter-catching devices) on waterways in Washington, New Bern and Raleigh and need volunteers to audit what kind of trash going into our waterways – part of a statewide microplastics study. Email Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell to volunteer for Swim Guide or the Washington Trash Trout. Email Neuse Riverkeeper Samantha Krop to volunteer for the New Bern or Raleigh Trash Trouts!
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