Saturdays on the Haw


January

Want to learn more about how to advocate for issues that are important to you? Join us at the UNC Greensboro Botanical Gardens January 21st, 2023 for an Advocacy Training: learn how to write effect comment letters, how to get involved in local issues and how to make sure your voice is heard by local and state officials. Advanced registration is required: here.

February

Help stabilize river and stream banks on February 11, 2023 by joining us for a Saturday of live staking! Volunteers should be prepared by wearing gloves and appropriate close-toed shoes. Interested? Registration in advance is required: here.

March

Looking to start a River Watch team? Join us for our quarterly scheduled training on Saturday, March 11, 2023 (10AM – 12PM) right before collection time! New teams require a training and can sign up here. Are you already an existing team, but want to review some of the basics? You can join us too, just email emily@hawriver.org.

April

Join us in our Annual Earth Day Event of stabilizing our river and stream banks by joining us for a Saturday of tubling planting! This year we will be planting in Saxapahaw on Saturday, April 23 2022 (10AM – 12PM). Volunteers should be prepared by wearing gloves and appropriate close-toed shoes. Interested? Registration in advance is required: here.

May

Join the first Saturday in Saxapahaw to help support the Haw River Festival! We’ll have LIVE music, silent auction, Paperhand Puppet parade, creek crawls, canoe rides, food trucks and more! This year’s festival is Saturday, May 7, 2022 4PM – 8PM. Looking to volunteer for the event? Sign up here.

June

Looking to start a River Watch team? Join us for our quarterly scheduled training on Saturday, June 11, 2022 (10AM – 12PM) right before collection time! New teams require a training and can sign up here. Are you already an existing team, but want to review some of the basics? You can join us too, just email krooks@hawriver.org.

July

Check out a different area of your watershed by joining us Saturday, July 23, 2022 (10AM – 12PM) for a wetland hike along the New Hope Creek Wetlands in Durham. Leashed pets are welcome to come and we encourage you to bring gloves and an extra trash bag for our walk! Registration is required in advance: here.

August

Check out a different area of your watershed by joining us Saturday, August 6, 2022 (10AM – 12PM) for a wetland hike along the Reedy Fork Trail along Lake Brandt in Greensboro. Leashed pets are welcome to come and we encourage you to bring gloves and an extra trash bag for our walk! Registration is required in advance: here.

September

Looking to start a River Watch team? Join us for our quarterly scheduled training on Saturday, September 10, 2022 (10AM – 12PM) right before collection time! New teams require a training and can sign up here. Are you already an existing team, but want to review some of the basics? You can join us too, just email emily@hawriver.org.

October

Join us for a Jordan Lake Paddle on October 8th. Participants are responsible for bringing their own paddling boats or can rent boats from Frog Hollow Outdoors for the event. Advance registration is required: here.

November

Want to learn more about how to advocate for issues that are important to you? Join us at the UNC Chapel Hill Botanical Gardens on November 9th for an Advocacy Training: learn how to write effect comment letters, how to get involved in local issues and how to make sure your voice is heard by local and state officials. Advanced registration is required: here.

December

Looking to start a River Watch team? Join us for our quarterly scheduled training on Saturday, December 3, 2022 (10AM – 12PM) right before collection time! New teams require a training and can sign up here. Are you already an existing team, but want to review some of the basics? You can join us too, just email krooks@hawriver.org.


For any additional questions or concerns regarding Saturday on the Haw Events please contact Outreach Coordinator, Kyleene Rooks at krooks@hawriver.org