Activities Calendar

May
02

Kayak Races to benefit LakeFest!

Calling all paddlers for the 3rd Annual Cape Fear River Watch LakeFest Kayak Race! The race will take place at Greenfield Lake Park on the day of LakeFest, Saturday May 2, 2015. First prize medals will be awarded to winners in each category – Men’s, Women’s Double’s and Jr’s and all racers will receive a LakeFest Tshirt and a 1 year Individual membership to Cape Fear Rive Watch. All proceeds will go to the LakeFest Educational Event. ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GO – SIGN UP FOR THE KAYAK RACE NOW! Women’s Division – Register here Men’s Division – Register here Junior’s Division (16-19 years old) – Register here Double’s Division – Register here

07:00 AM

May
02

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 - invasive species expert - Melanie Doyle! After her presentation head over to greenfield like for an outdoor classroom experience identifying the invasive species first hand! Stick around to enjoy our annual event ~ LakeFest!

08:00 AM

May
02

LakeFest

Join the River Watch Team for another fun and free event at Greenfield Lake on Saturday  May 2nd from 10am - 2pm. We will have free environmental fun for the WHOLE FAMILY including; live animals, face painting, waterfowl identification, eco tours, arts and crafts, displays and MUCH MORE! Rumor has it our kayak race will be paddling on into the schedule as well. Stay tuned!    

10:00 AM More information »

May
05

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
05

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

May
09

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

May
13

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

May
14

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
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 TBA ~ stay tuned!

08:00 AM

June
13

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

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 TBA ~ stay tuned!

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

April
25

Earth Day

Join the greenest folks in town as we celebrate the earth in all it's glory. Earth Day will take place at Hugh McRae Park from noon to 6pm. Come hang out with friends, enjoy beverages, vendors and educational booths! We hope to see you and your family there!

12:00 PM

April
19

NC Aquariums Family Science Day

We will have a booth this year at Family Science Day! NC Aquariums Family Science Day will take place at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. 900 Loggerhead Rd Kure Beach, NC 28412 This year they will be featuring hands-on activities such as: • “The Science of Magic” with No Sleeves Magic • Films by Cucalorus • ROVS! (Remotely operated vehicles) building and demonstrations • Robots and Legos • FrogWatch • Art, Plastics, and the Ocean • Ocean Engineering • Meeting birds of Coastal NC • And many more! The Aquarium will offer their daily shows such as feedings and dive shows. For an extra fee, you can participate in a behind-the-scenes tour or the 5K Race for the Planet.

10:00 AM

April
18

ReadFest

Cape Fear River Watch will be at ReadFest this year! ReadFest will take place at the Martin Luther King Center at 401 South 8th St from 10am -2pm.

10:00 AM

April
18

Paddle

Our April Paddle will take us to Town Creek. Get more information here.

08:00 AM