Cape Fear River Watch
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Environmental groups want dam hazard ratings raised at Sutton Lake
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:30am.

videoEnvironmental groups have asked state regulators to raise the dam hazard ratings for the coal ash dams at Duke Energy's L.V. Sutton Plant in New Hanover County.

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Happening this weekend: StriperFest Events
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 7:56am.

video The StriperFest fun begins Friday night and continues through Saturday. See the whole interview to get all the details on free fun!

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Environmental groups file suit about Sutton Plant pollution
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/12/2013 - 2:39pm.

videoEnvironmental groups today filed a federal lawsuit against Duke Energy Progress. They want the power company to clean up its toxic coal ash pollution of Sutton Lake near Wilmington and coal ash pollution of groundwater at its Sutton Plant.

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5th Annual Striperfest is just days away
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 7:11am.

video From educational events to a live auction, find out what you can enjoy during this weekend's Striperfest.

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Expert: Heat beating city's efforts to oxygenate Greenfield Lake
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 07/09/2012 - 3:24pm.

video Folks trying to enjoy a day at the lake got a nasty surprise. Turns out this heat isn't just making us sweat, it's killing dozens of fish in Greenfield Lake.

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Fishermen of all ages catch fun at Striper Tournament
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 01/14/2012 - 9:44am.

Fishermen and women braved the cold Saturday morning to catch some fun and some Striped Bass at the 4th annual Cape Fear River Watch Striper Tournament.

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Wilmington woman organizes creek clean-up
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 03/31/2011 - 3:32pm.

video At first, Lola James just wanted help clean up her neighborhood. She set a clean-up day, but no one showed up to help. Now, she's set her sights on a bigger project.

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CF River Watch gets clean with harvested water
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 10/20/2010 - 1:29pm.

video The Cape Fear River Watch building is getting a face-lift. Volunteers will paint the inside and outside as part of National Make a Difference Day, but the preparations are making a difference too.

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Tour Greenfield Lake using your iPod
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 04/16/2010 - 4:59pm.

video Ever felt like exploring Greenfield Lake? Well now you can take a new self-guided tour using your mp3 player.

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Volunteers clean up Island Number 13
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/26/2009 - 11:13am.

videoDozens of volunteers from across the community took to the river Sunday to rid one island of trash. The Cape Fear River Watch organized the event that had plenty of helping hands.

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