2023 State of The Haw

Looking Back at HRA’s 40 Years of Work and Accomplishments

Updated Watershed Map with Impaired Waterways 

Climate Justice, Ecological Justice, and Social Justice: Haw River Assembly Climate Action Committee; by George Pauly, Rock Spring Branch. 

Stream Steward Handbook 2007 Web Viewable Version  How to be a good stream steward: the do’s and don’ts of taking care of the stream in your own backyard.

Stream Steward Handbook 2007 Web Printable Version 

Haw River Watch Monitoring Report 1994 – 2013, which provides data that the Haw River Watch Project has collected.  Thanks to all the River Watchers who have made it possible!

Sludge in our Waters – An investigation of industrial contaminants in sewage sludge and the impacts on surface waters in North Carolina.  2015, authors, Elaine Chiosso, Haw Riverkeeper,  and Sam Perkins, Catawba Riverkeeper

How to Report a Pollution Problem

Leave It To The Beavers  A how-to on peaceful coexistence with beavers.

Lower Haw River Corridor Report , the final report from a special two year project of the Haw River Assembly and Elon University, funded by the Clean Water Management Trust Fund, to assess the lands along 27 miles of the main stem of the Haw River: from I-85 in Graham all the way down to the 15-501 bridge near Bynum.

Iron Bacteria Fact Sheet from Mark Vanderbourgh

Info Sheet Euglenophyta Algae from Mark Vanderbourgh

Alice Outwater’s Talk on the Haw River , complete with graphic illustrations, delivered at the 2006 “A River Runs Through Us” conference at Elon University.

319 Final Report for HRA’s Two Streams Project  Results of our three year study of Pokeberry Creek and Dry Creek in Chatham County.

Maps of the Haw River

Natural and Cultural History on the Haw River

Native Plants for Riparian Buffer Plantings