New Statewide Water Quality Initiative

Recently, New River Conservancy was awarded a two year grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to support a statewide Citizen Science water quality monitoring project. The project will lead to a more engaged, informed, and involved citizenry regarding water quality issues. NC Watershed Stewardship is one of 9 other organizations that will be working with New River Conservancy to develop statewide standards and a core data model.  The partners will also develop a database and web portal that will accept, … read more

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Preparing Planners for Watershed Protection

Watershed professionals across North Carolina have an enormous task in trying to manage and protect more than 1700 watersheds of various sizes.  The goal of the North Carolina Watershed Stewardship Network is to help them in that work.  When these watershed stewards were asked about their needs in a  May 2013 survey, they said they needed high quality training and networking opportunities. To meet this need, NCWSN created Tools of Watershed Management, a two-day professional development workshop for watershed stewards.  With funding from … read more

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