Activities Calendar

August
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 Beverly Tetterton! She will be talking about her new book Maritime Wilmington.  She will also be on hand for book signings!

08:00 AM

August
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

August
05

Membership Committee Meeting

The Membership Committee meets once per month and plans and discusses membership levels, benefits and much more! For more information about this committee please contact Elise Rocks at eliserocks@yahoo.com.

01:00 PM

August
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! Stay tuned to see where this month's clean up location will be!

08:00 AM

August
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

August
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. If you have any questions please contact the Committee Chair, Brad Rosov.

05:30 PM

August
16

Paddle Series!

Join us March – November as we explore the magic of the Cape Fear River. Enjoy lush cypress swamps, untouched back waters and the wildlife that inhabits these unique areas. All paddles are held on the 3rd Saturdays of the month. All paddles require registration.   To view this month's paddle location, get more details and to register click here!

08:00 AM

August
27

Grants Committee

The Grants Committee identifies current and future organizational goals and program activities based on the organization's mission as well as the financial needs of other committee goals.  This Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 9am at the Cape Fear River Watch Office (617 Sury St. Wilmington, NC 28401).  For more information please contact the committee chair, KayLynn Plummer Hernandez.

09:00 AM

September
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

September
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 Gareth Evans and he will be discussing preservation from an environmental standpoint.

08:00 AM

September
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

September
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. If you have any questions please contact the Committee Chair, Brad Rosov.

05:30 PM

September
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! Stay tuned to see where this month's clean up location will be!

08:00 AM

September
20

Paddle Series!

Join us March – November as we explore the magic of the Cape Fear River. Enjoy lush cypress swamps, untouched back waters and the wildlife that inhabits these unique areas. All paddles are held on the 3rd Saturdays of the month. All paddles require registration.   To view this month's paddle location, get more details and to register click here!

08:00 AM

September
24

Grants Committee

The Grants Committee identifies current and future organizational goals and program activities based on the organization's mission as well as the financial needs of other committee goals.  This Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 9am at the Cape Fear River Watch Office (617 Sury St. Wilmington, NC 28401).  For more information please contact the committee chair, KayLynn Plummer Hernandez.

09:00 AM

October
01

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

October
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 Julian Monroe. JULIAN MONROE FISHER PRESENTS 'A STORY OF ADVENTURE - THE RIVER NILE AT CFRW! Anthropologist and modern day African explorer Julian Monroe Fisher presents a captivating story of adventure compiled from his years of conducting expeditions on the African continent. The presentation will include a detailed discussion regarding the Victorian age of exploration and the explorers quest to determine the source of the River Nile. Julian will also present content gathered during The SOLIO 2008 Mount Stanley Expedition when he and his African teammates trekked to the glaciers in the Rwenzori Mountains of western Uganda as well as content gathered during The RAILRIDERS 2012-16 Great African Expedition as he travelled overland along the Nile from Cairo, Egypt, to Khartoum, Sudan, to Juba, South Sudan, to Lake Albert, Uganda, in the footsteps of British explorer Sir Samuel White Baker. The presentation will explore how global warming has affected the Nile and the subsequent impact it will have upon the lives of the African people. LINK TO TEDX INNSBRUCK TALK IN JUNE 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJC8mJiyhH4  

08:00 AM

October
08

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

October
09

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. If you have any questions please contact the Committee Chair, Brad Rosov.

05:30 PM

October
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! Stay tuned to see where this month's clean up location will be!

08:00 AM

October
18

Paddle Series!

Join us March – November as we explore the magic of the Cape Fear River. Enjoy lush cypress swamps, untouched back waters and the wildlife that inhabits these unique areas. All paddles are held on the 3rd Saturdays of the month. All paddles require registration.   To view this month's paddle location, get more details and to register click here!  

08:00 AM

October
22

Grants Committee

The Grants Committee identifies current and future organizational goals and program activities based on the organization's mission as well as the financial needs of other committee goals.  This Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 9am at the Cape Fear River Watch Office (617 Sury St. Wilmington, NC 28401).  For more information please contact the committee chair, KayLynn Plummer Hernandez.

09:00 AM

November
01

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 James Kapetsky and his topic will be “Characterizing the History of Eagles Island through Maps, Charts, Aerial Photos and Satellite Images”.

08:00 AM

November
04

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

November
08

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! Stay tuned to see where this month's clean up location will be!

08:00 AM

November
12

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

November
13

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. If you have any questions please contact the Committee Chair, Brad Rosov.

05:30 PM

November
15

Paddle Series Finale!

Join us March – November as we explore the magic of the Cape Fear River. Enjoy lush cypress swamps, untouched back waters and the wildlife that inhabits these unique areas. All paddles are held on the 3rd Saturdays of the month. All paddles require registration.   To view this month's paddle location, get more details and to register click here! This month we will have our annual traditional oyster roast at the end of our paddle!

08:00 AM

November
26

Grants Committee

The Grants Committee identifies current and future organizational goals and program activities based on the organization's mission as well as the financial needs of other committee goals.  This Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 9am at the Cape Fear River Watch Office (617 Sury St. Wilmington, NC 28401).  For more information please contact the committee chair, KayLynn Plummer Hernandez.

09:00 AM

December
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

December
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 so stay tuned!

08:00 AM

December
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

December
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. If you have any questions please contact the Committee Chair, Brad Rosov.

05:30 PM

December
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! Stay tuned to see where this month's clean up location will be!

08:00 AM


Archived

July
23

Grants Committee

The Grants Committee identifies current and future organizational goals and program activities based on the organization's mission as well as the financial needs of other committee goals.  This Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 9am at the Cape Fear River Watch Office (617 Sury St. Wilmington, NC 28401).  For more information please contact the committee chair, KayLynn Plummer Hernandez.

09:00 AM

July
19

Paddle Series!

Join us March – November as we explore the magic of the Cape Fear River. Enjoy lush cypress swamps, untouched back waters and the wildlife that inhabits these unique areas. All paddles are held on the 3rd Saturdays of the month. All paddles require registration.   To view this month's paddle location, get more details and to register click here!

08:00 AM

July
12

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! Stay tuned to see where this month's clean up location will be! The July 12th cleanup will be at Kay Todd Rd., Leland, NC. Please wear closed toe shoes and bring bug spray and sunscreen. We will not need any boats for this location. Meet us at 8am! We will provide gloves and pickers! Get a map to the location here!

08:00 AM

July
10

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. If you have any questions please contact the Committee Chair, Brad Rosov.

05:30 PM

July
09

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

July
05

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 Erin Carey and she will be presenting on the Bradley and Hewletts Creek Watershed Restoration Plan! She will also be giving away a rain barrel! Erin Carey is the Watershed Coordinator for the City of Wilmington and is currently overseeing the implementation of the Bradley and Hewletts Creek Watershed Restoration Plan. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and a Master of Science in Marine Science from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. While at the university she specialized in coastal and inland surface water quality analysis as well as the effects of beach renourishment on benthic microalgae. Erin spent three years working for NCDENR as the microbiology lab manager for Shellfish Sanitation before transferring to the Division of Water Quality’s Aquifer Protection Section where she worked as an environmental compliance specialist for non-discharge wastewater facilities in the Wilmington region.

08:00 AM