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Triangle Developments Honored for Stewardship

May 12, 2016 | Christy Perrin

DURHAM – Four land development projects were honored during the sixth annual awards cycle for the Greater Triangle Stewardship Development Awards Program (GTSDA). The awards ceremony was held at the Power Plant at the American...

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USGS Announces FY 2016 WRRI Request for 104g Applications

January 29, 2016 | Anna Martin

The U.S. Geological Survey has published the fiscal year 2016 request for National Competitive Grants (104g) applications for the State Water Resources Research Institute Program. Download the full FY2016 announcement for additional details....

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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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WRRI and NC Sea Grant Moving offices at NC State University

November 9, 2015 | Anna Martin

The headquarters offices for the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina System and North Carolina Sea Grant will move to a new location at NC State University during the week of...

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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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Friends of Bolin Creek: Building Community While Building Rain Gardens

August 20, 2015 | Christy Perrin

Are you looking for a fun community building activity to help your watershed? Friends of Bolin Creek (FOBC), a small nonprofit in Orange County, North Carolina, brought together homeowners in a neighborhood along Bolin Creek...

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WRRI Engages with Network to Promote Interdisciplinary Water Research

August 20, 2015 | Nicole Wilkinson

The 2015 WRRI annual conference featured a participatory session entitled “Prob­lems to Solutions: Linking Research to Stakeholders’ Needs Through a Research Network on Water Solutions (ReNeWS).” In the session moderated by Laura Taylor of NC State University’s Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy, panelists and audience members worked to identify collabora­tions that can address pressing water resource issues in North Carolina....

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NC WRRI’s new website showcases Institute contributions to the state

August 20, 2015 | Nicole Wilkinson

To enhance the NC Water Resources Research Institute’s service to our state and following suit with campus-wide rebranding efforts at NC State University, WRRI has launched its new website. The new site facilitates the overall...

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New WRRI Research Reports Published

August 12, 2015 | Christy Perrin

We are happy to announce the release of several new research reports from recently-funded projects supported through WRRI. Publications include… Aligning Revenue Stability and Water Conservation Goals with New Business Models in Four North Carolina...

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