Category: Our Community

The CLT Future 2020 Competition sponsored by Catawba Research came to a close Tuesday evening, October 13. In the final on-stage event, 5 finalists presented their ideas for solving local environmental problems. Each of theContinue reading

On Saturday, October 3, more than 1,300 volunteers spent their morning cleaning up local lakes and streams. They worked across the basin from 41 different sites. From the NC mountains to Lake Wateree, a hugeContinue reading

Catawba Riverkeeper has wrapped up our Swim Guide Program for 2020.  Our dedicated volunteer boat captains and interns were able to successfully collect 53 samples weekly from Lake James, Lake Hickory, Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake as well as LakeContinue reading

Create your own rain barrel from an upcycled Coca-Cola Bottling syrup drum! These 55-gallon rain barrels will help you conserve water and save money. All supplies are provided. Register in advance to reserve your rainContinue reading

Meet the Riverkeeper! Brandon Jones is THE Catawba Riverkeeper. Cool job title, right? But what does that really mean? It means Brandon’s full-time job is to take care of the Catawba River, its lakes, andContinue reading