GenX – what happened & what now?

Well here we are, with a toxic compound in the Cape Fear River -GenX. How did it all go down? What is GenX? How are they allowed to do this? What is CFRW doing about it? Let’s talk about how it ...

Summer Camp Scholarship Fund – GOAL MET!

WE HAVE REACHED OUR GOAL! Thank you Wilmington and thank you to a generous donation from The Orton Foundation! Drumroll please… we raised $6,260!!! We are beyond thrilled to be able to reach our ...

RiverKeeper on GenX

In June of 2017 local media reported that a toxic chemical named GenX was being discharged into the Cape Fear River by DuPont.  Follow along with our updates as the story unfolds and we fight for you ...

TOXIC GenX discharged into Cape Fear River

The revelation that toxic GenX from Dupont’s discharge into the Cape Fear River – upstream of the drinking water supply for hundreds of thousands of us – is a stark and frightening reminder ...

Thank you!

Dear volunteers, interns, sponsors, donors and attendees, THANK YOU! We had the biggest and best event we have ever had and that is all thanks to you. We already looking forward to StriperFest 2018! & ...

Support our 2017 StriperFest Sponsors

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors – we are looking forward to the event! ADM Adventure Products Anchor Hardwoods Cape Fear River Adventures Carolina Marine Terminal Carolina Retirement Planners CW ...

Summer Membership Raffle – Enter Now!

WIN A PRIVATE BOAT TRIP WITH CAPE FEAR RIVERKEEPER! As you know, we are working hard to keep our Cape Fear River clean, healthy, and an economic benefit to our entire community. Your support allows us ...

Summer Camp 2017

Cape Fear River Watch Summer Camp The Lower Cape Fear River Basin ECO Camp is tailored to children between the ages of about 9 years to 13 years old.  Students will learn about plants and animals in ...



    • Eco Camp Session 3 more »

      31 07 2017 08:00
      The Lower Cape Fear River Basin ECO Camp is tailored to children between the ages of about 9 years to 13 years old.  S

    • First Saturday Seminar more »

      05 08 2017 08:00
      Join us every first Saturday of the month for a free educational seminar. We serve a free pancake breakfast at 8am and t

    • Clean Up more »

      12 08 2017 09:00
      Join the River Watchers and Keep New Hanover Beautiful as we clean up our community. We provide the pickers and gloves a