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Save the Date: Wild & Scenic Film Festival!

September 6th – Carrboro Century Center – 6:30pm The Haw River Assembly is bringing the nationally recognized Wild & Scenic Film Festival to Carrboro! Join us for a night of environmental and adventure films that depict the beauty of the

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The 29th Haw River Learning Celebration

Support the Haw River Learning Celebration – Volunteers and Donations Needed! Join the Haw River Learning Celebration Volunteer Crew! Volunteer Registration is now open. 2018 Learning Celebration Volunteer Registration Form Help us raise $5,000 to keep the Learning Celebration Flowing! Donate

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The 2017 HRA Clyde Jones “Dragonfly” T Shirt is here!

Annual Holiday T Shirt Sale This December, HRA’s office is once again transformed into a holiday shop with many years of colorful Haw River shirts for sale, all designed by Clyde Jones, Bynum’s world famous folk artist. We have vintage

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Update on 1,4-Dioxane in Haw River

And in Pittsboro’s drinking water The Haw River Assembly continues to be concerned about the presence of 1,4-Dioxane in Pittsboro’s drinking water, which it takes from the Haw River.  1,4-Dioxane is an industrial solvent that has been entering the Haw

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Jordan Lake Solarbees Are Removed – But What Next?

General Assembly continues to delay Jordan Lake rules The state environmental department announced on May 5  that it will discontinue the SolarBee project after 21 months of data indicated no significant improvement in water quality.  We applaud the end to

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Haw River Assembly Wins Injunction on Fracking Permits by North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission

May 20 , 2015    Wake County Superior Court today stayed a constitutional challenge to the state’s Mining and Energy Commission by the Haw River Assembly and a Lee County landowner pending a decision in the appeal of McCrory v. Berger

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Reading Commented Lab Notes in VoiceThread

When you click on the commented Lab Notes, you will go to VoiceThread, a site that allows you to read documents and comment (if authorized). These tips are handy when using VoiceThread: –To get a closer view, click on the page. You

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Keep NC Frack Free – Act Now to Stop SB76

Click here to get information to tell your NC House representative  to vote NO on the latest bill to fast track fracking

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Paddler Info

1. Route 1545 (Chicken Bridge) to US 15-501 (Bynum) 2. US 15-501 (Bynum) to US 64 3. US 64 to Jordan Lake River Levels U.S. Geological Survey Current Water Levels at Haw River NC Current Water Levels at Bynum NC All North Carolina

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25 Years of Accomplishments!

HRA’s Work for the River 1982 Hundreds attend February charter meeting of HRA in Pittsboro. HRA organizes “Canoe-A-Thon” for clean water at the dedication of Jordan Lake May 1, 1982. 1983 “Great Haw River Race” held in Haw River, field trip program, landowner

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