Activities Calendar

June
06

First Saturday Seminar

CFRW hosts a FREE Educational Seminar by a guest lecturer the first Saturday of every month at Cape Fear River Watch Headquarters, located at 617 Surry Street. Seminars cover a diverse variety of topics, including local history, local birds, geology, fisheries, etc. We serve a FREE pancake breakfast at 8am and the seminar starts at 9am. Our speaker this month is a River Watch favorite  - Roger Shew! His topic will be: Offshore Oil/Gas and Wind Energy: Sources, Questions, Issues, “Facts." Stick around  after the seminar for a Cape River Watch work day! We need help spreading the last pile of gravel. If you have sturdy rakes, shovels or wheelbarrows please bring them along!

08:00 AM

June
07

Bellamy Mansion Environmental Awareness Day

Water, Water Everywhere! Raising Community Awareness via Environmental Education at the Bellamy Mansion Museum in Wilmington, NC, features mini-seminars, demonstrations, make-and-take projects, activities and more -- all geared toward children age 5 and older and intended to increase public knowledge of water-related issues. Participants include Cape Fear River Watch, New Hanover County Arboretum, WAVE Transit, Cape Fear Public Utility, NC Cooperative Extension, and the City of Wilmington. HOURS: 1-4pm. Our very own Education Coordinator KayLynn Plummer will be out at the Bellamy Environmental Awareness Day! She will give three presentations and her title will be: Cape Fear River Watch: What we do and what YOU can do! She will discuss the local environmental issues that CFRW is currently focused on and how citizens may become involved.  She will also provide ideas of simple ways people can be good stewards of the environment through every day actions. Presentations will be from: 1:00pm - 1:30pm, 2:00pm - 2:30pm, and 3:00pm - 3:30pm.

01:00 PM More information »

June
10

Resource Development Committee Meeting

The Resource Development Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM at 620 Market Street, Carolina Estate Planners.  Their mission is to be responsible for developing key processes and methods to assist Cape Fear River Watch and staff in securing the long-term viability of the organization. If you would like more information please contact the Committee Chair, Doug Springer at doug@wilmingtonwt.com.

05:30 PM

June
11

Advocacy Committee Meeting

The Advocacy Committee serves as a body to guide, advise, and make recommendations to the RiverKeeper and organization regarding the issues that may affect the Cape Fear River Watch’s mission.  We meet monthly on the second Thursday at 5:30 pm at the Cape Fear River Watch Office, 617 Sury St. Wilmington, NC 28401.  

05:30 PM

June
13

Clean Up

Join us every Second Saturday of the month for a clean up in a new location! Stay tuned for this month's location!
 

09:00 AM

June
20

Paddle

Join us every third Saturday march - November for our famous Riverkeeper guided Paddle!    

12:00 AM More information »

July
04

First Saturday Seminar

CFRW hosts a FREE Educational Seminar by a guest lecturer the first Saturday of every month at Cape Fear River Watch Headquarters, located at 617 Surry Street. Seminars cover a diverse variety of topics, including local history, local birds, geology, fisheries, etc. We serve a FREE pancake breakfast at 8am and the seminar starts at 9am. Our speaker this month is Madi Polera and her topic will be "Microcystis in the Cape Fear River: Where is the little round toxic green stuff coming from?"

08:00 AM

July
11

Clean Up

We organize watershed clean-ups on the second Saturday of each month. We pull trash and debris from our urban streams from shore or by boat—whatever it takes to keep our river clean and have some fun.  Each year, our volunteers collect over 15,000 pounds of trash from our watershed.To make your region a cleaner, healthier place to live, participate regularly in our watershed clean-ups! This month's location is TBA!  

09:00 AM


Archived

June
02

Education Committee Meeting

Join in or come listen in on the CFRW Education Committee.  We meet monthly on the first Tuesday at 1pm at the Cape Fear River Watch Office (617 Sury St. Wilmington, NC 28401). If you would like more information about this meeting please contact the Committee Chair, Gordon Johnson.

01:00 PM

June
02

Membership Commitee Meeting

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month at noon at the CFRW Office (617 Surry St.). For more information please contact jen@cfrw.us.

12:00 PM

May
23

Clean Up

Clean Up this weekend! Meet us at 844 Appleton Way NE, Leland, NC 28451. View a map here! Please bring waders/boots and personal kayaks if possible! Bug spray, garbage bags, gloves and pickers will be supplied! See you there!
 

09:00 AM