Encore Reader’s Choice 2015 WINNER!

Cape Fear River Watch is proud to announce we have won the 2015 Encore Reader’s Choice Award! Thank you to everyone that voted for us! We are thrilled that the Wilmington community has recognize ...

The Art Brownell Fellowship Fund

As many of you may know, we have lost one of our most dedicated and passionate members of our Cape Fear River family. In April, we lost Arthur W. Brownell, a champion of the Cape Fear River and a driv ...

LakeFest 2015

Join in Cape Fear River Watch’s annual celebration of the history, plants, animals, and water quality of Greenfield Lake the first Saturday in May each year from 10am to 2pm! We will have tons of fr ...

Thank you to our StriperFest 2015 Sponsors!

Anchor Hardwoods Cape Fear River Adventures Carolina Marine Terminal Carolina Estate Planners Coastal Conservation Association Cindy Mueller CW Worth House Bed and Breakfast Great Outdoor Provision Co ...

4th Grade Raindrop Journey Program – Classroom and Field Trip

Sign your classroom up to join in on the FUN field trips we are offering! The Cape Fear River Watch Raindrop Journey program for Fourth Grade students promotes environmental stewardship by teaching pa ...

Register for the Paddle Series Now!

Join us March – November as we explore the magic of the Cape Fear River through our famous Third Saturday Paddles. Enjoy lush cypress swamps, untouched back waters and the wildlife that inhabits ...

Eco & Bird Tours

Join us for a guided tour of Greenfield Lake! It is a fantastic time of the year when migratory birding is in full flight and fishing is at its finest! We offer walking tours for kids and adults ̵ ...



    • Earth Day

      April 25 2015 12:00 PM
      Join the greenest folks in town as we celebrate the earth in all it's glory. Earth Day will take place at Hugh McRae Par

    • Kayak Races to benefit LakeFest!

      May 02 2015 07:00 AM
      Calling all paddlers for the 3rd Annual Cape Fear River Watch LakeFest Kayak Race! The race will take place at Greenfiel

    • First Saturday Seminar

      May 02 2015 08:00 AM
      CFRW hosts a FREE Educational Seminar by a guest lecturer the first Saturday of every month at Cape Fear River Watch Hea