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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 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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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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Haw River Issues and Impacts

A few hundred years ago, a pristine Haw River flowed through a Piedmont forest of towering chestnuts, white oaks, beeches, sycamores, and tulip trees. These trees provided a dense canopy, and supported an understory of viburnum, rhododendron, blueberries, wildflowers, and ferns covering

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Questions and Answers About Algae

Algae Expert Mark VanderBorgh answers questions from river watchers about algae. Question from River Watcher Maria Hitt, Morgan Creek: As I mentioned in my report last month, there is a lot of algae in the creek, a long stringy/hairy brown

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