River Avengers from Watershed Wisdom lesson

“Watershed Wisdom” Lesson Plan Receives National Award

August 22, 2021 | Lee Cannon

Watershed Wisdom earned a Grand Award from the 2021 APEX Awards for Excellence in the category of Campaigns, Programs & Plans....

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Parks with Purpose: Restoring Nature & Building Community

March 9, 2021 | Grace Fullmer

On a cold November morning and while holding his mud caked shovel, a local workforce training crew member, Kameron, reflected, “I remember talking about how to manage invasive species in one of my college biology...

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River Avengers from Watershed Wisdom lesson

Watershed Lesson Plan Provides Activities for Students at Home or in Class

July 17, 2020 | Lee Cannon

A free Watershed Wisdom online lesson plan is available and includes guidance for elementary school teachers and a wide range of activities for North Carolina students. A companion Learning from Home Guide highlights activities in the lesson...

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Young Minds and Urban Creek Enjoy New Green Infrastructure at Kingswood Elementary School

November 26, 2018 | Lee Cannon

Story by Christy Perrin, NC WRRI & North Carolina Sea Grant On a warm autumn morning in 2017, four young boys excitedly reach for irises in small pots and a chance to push their hands...

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New River Conservancy members working on a project

New Statewide Water Quality Initiative

April 7, 2017 | Christy Perrin

The NCWSN is working with the New River Conservancy to develop statewide standards and an accessible water quality database....

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Drawing of the Roger-Eubanks landfill and its effects on the community

RENA and the Power of Community

November 16, 2016 | Christy Perrin

The Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood Association discuss their environmental justice work in Orange County....

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Attendees at a NCWSN Workshop

Preparing Planners for Watershed Protection

October 24, 2016 | Christy Perrin

The NCWSN offers training and networking opportunities to assist watershed professionals and their work to protect and managed watersheds....

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Map of North Carolina Watersheds

NC Watershed Stewardship Network’s Online Interactive Web Tool

January 27, 2016 | Christy Perrin

The NC Watershed Network’s interactive web tool allows users to learn about the state’s watersheds and the organizations protecting them....

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Harnessing Fun: Get To Know Haywood County Watersheds

November 12, 2015 | Christy Perrin

“Friend-raiser” trips have successfully connected people to local waterways, increasing interest in protecting local resources....

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Entrance to the Walnut Creek Wetland Center

Six Lessons for Engaging Communities With Few Water Protection Resources

August 21, 2015 | Christy Perrin

Hear the story of Partners for Environmental Justice and how they and NCWSN have approached community engagement in Raleigh....

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