We’re here for the Cape Fear!

It’s been a humbling year at CFRW and we could never accomplish so much without YOU! Thank you to our wonderfully supportive community – we stand with you all to protect the Cape Fear, our ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

With your help – our future is bright

Dear Friends, It has been a historic year on the Cape Fear River. This summer, we learned that toxic compounds were being dumped into our river putting our communities health at risk. But rather than ...

Sponsor StriperFest 2018

Sponsoring StriperFest 2018  means sponsoring the return of migratory fish to our region, restoring our fishery and creating significant positive economic, environmental, and recreational impacts to ...



    • Paddle Series more »

      21 10 2017 08:00
      Explore the Cape Fear River up close once a month with your Cape Fear Riverkeeper! We get out on the water once a month

    • Book Club Meeting

      28 10 2017 10:30

      Our book for October is : The Water Brought Us: The Story of the Gullah-Speaking People by Muriel Miller Br

    • First Saturday Seminar more »

      04 11 2017 08:00
      Join us every first Saturday of the month for a free educational seminar at our 617 Surry St office in downtown Wilmingt