Category: Advocacy & Protection

By Ryan Church, Engagement Intern Two animal species that live in the Catawba River Basin, the Carolina Heelsplitter mussel and the Edmund’s Snaketail dragonfly, are both in danger of becoming extinct. Their peril arises almostContinue reading

There is finally some good news in the legal protections of our water! While nationally there has been a push to weaken our laws and agencies responsible for protecting water, I’m happy to report a fewContinue reading

Happy Earth Day! Today marks the 50th celebration of Earth Day, a day to appreciate our natural resources and focus on protecting them for ourselves and future generations. Since 1970 the environmental movement has madeContinue reading

Six Charlotte area Environmental Non-Profits partner on a shark tank style competition to develop solutions to environmental challenges in our region. What: Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation and Catawba Research are partnering to inspire the next generationContinue reading

A letter from Executive Director John Searby Friends and Members of Catawba Riverkeeper, I am so thankful and grateful to lead the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation. I just completed my first year as your Executive DirectorContinue reading