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2017 Learning Celebration Crowdfunder – $2,500 to go!

 Your Contributions Keep the Learning Celebration Flowing! Help us reach our goal of raising $5000 by October 13th! **We’ve raised $2,5oo so far, and let’s keep it going! Donate today!**   For 28 years, many people have given their time, hearts, hands,

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Volunteer for the Haw River Learning Celebration!

Want to help inspire a new generation to protect our river and the environment?  Want to be  part of a community of volunteers helping children discover the wonders of the natural world this autumn? Then come be a volunteer at

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Protect the Haw Watershed from Sediment Pollution!

Muddy Water Watch Project As our watershed continues to be developed at an alarming rate, the Haw and its tributaries are facing the negative impacts of sediment pollution. Increased development means an increase in construction stormwater runoff, which is the

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Haw River is running high!

The Haw River is still high after the last flood.  Stay out of the river – high water level and stormwater pollution make it  dangerous. CAUTION to PADDLERS: The Haw River is very dangerous at high flow.  Go to the

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HRA Office Has Moved!

The Haw River Assembly office has moved to a new location in Bynum. We are now at 143 Bynum Church Rd. which is at the corner of Bynum Hill and Bynum Church Rd,, across from where the old Bynum mill

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Haw River Rocks!

What created the rock outcroppings in the Haw? What kind of rocks are they?  How old are they? These and many more questions are answered in the new  Haw River Geology Guide. Phil Bradley, Piedmont Geologist with the North Carolina

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Thanks to all for a GREAT Haw River Festival!

It was a beautiful day on the river! Thanks to everyone that came out and thanks to all the Silent Auction donors,  and to Get Outdoors in Greensboro for the donation of the Perception kayak we raffled off, (and to

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The Haw River Assembly turns 35!

The Haw River Assembly started back in 1982 and we’ve been going strong ever since! We have over a thousand members and volunteers that live in the 8 counties that are part of our watershed – Guilford, Rockingham, Caswell, Alamance,

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Another GREAT Haw River Trash Clean-up

Great work by our Haw River Clean-up Teams ! 20 teams with a total of 309 volunteers removed 445 bags of trash and recycling, 75 tires, and lots of other junk from the creeks, riverbanks, shorelines, and islands of the

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What’s Wrong with Chatham Park’s Open Space and Stormwater Plans?

The Haw Riverkeeper made a presentation to the Town of Pittsboro advisory committee that is reviewing Chatham Park’s”Additional Elements to the Master Plan. The presentation focused on the insufficient environmental protections and lack of detailed information in the Open Space

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