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Check out this piece about the more than 18,000 trout DNR stocked into the Lower...

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 18:21
Check out this piece about the more than 18,000 trout DNR stocked into the Lower Saluda by helicopter yesterday.

The Lower Saluda is a unique cold water fishery with abundant recreational opportunities and a treasure we must to protect.


Trout stocked by helicopter on the Lower Saluda
www.dnr.sc.gov
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stocked approximately 18,400 rainbow and brown trout into the lower Saluda River near Columbia on Dec. 16 using a helicopter and a specialized lift bucket. Of that total, 13,000 are brown trout and 5,400 are rainbow trout for a total more than 3,000 pou…

We were honored to receive the Midlands Green Non-Profit Award from Keep the Mid...

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:44
We were honored to receive the Midlands Green Non-Profit Award from Keep the Midlands Beautiful this weekend.

Protecting our rivers is a team effort, so a big thanks to the Congaree Riverkeeper Board of Directors, our volunteers, partner organizations, and especially our members. We couldn't do any of this without you.


Timeline Photos
With Jacqueline Buck and 2 others.

We were honored to receive the Midlands Green Non-Profit Award from Keep the Mid...

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:44
We were honored to receive the Midlands Green Non-Profit Award from Keep the Midlands Beautiful this weekend.

Protecting our rivers is a team effort, so a big thanks to the Congaree Riverkeeper Board of Directors, our volunteers, partner organizations, and especially our members. We couldn't do any of this without you.


Timeline Photos
With Jacqueline Buck and 2 others.

Waiting till the last minute to pick up your Christmas tree? Why not get one fr...

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 13:59
Waiting till the last minute to pick up your Christmas tree? Why not get one from our friends at Canoeing for Kids and help disadvantaged children experience our rivers.


Waiting till the last minute to pick up your Christmas tree? Why not get one fr...

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 13:59
Waiting till the last minute to pick up your Christmas tree? Why not get one from our friends at Canoeing for Kids and help disadvantaged children experience our rivers.


Still doing some holiday shopping? Well if you use Amazon Smile 0.5% of your pu...

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 16:21
Still doing some holiday shopping? Well if you use Amazon Smile 0.5% of your purchase total will be donated to Congaree Riverkeeper.


Support Congaree Riverkeeper by shopping at AmazonSmile.
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When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Congaree Riverkeeper. Support us every time you shop.

Still doing some holiday shopping? Well if you use Amazon Smile 0.5% of your pu...

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 16:21
Still doing some holiday shopping? Well if you use Amazon Smile 0.5% of your purchase total will be donated to Congaree Riverkeeper.


Support Congaree Riverkeeper by shopping at AmazonSmile.
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When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Congaree Riverkeeper. Support us every time you shop.

Check out this story 60 minutes aired on Sunday night about the important work s...

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 08:40
Check out this story 60 minutes aired on Sunday night about the important work several NC Riverkeepers and our attorneys with the Southern Environmental Law Center are doing to tackle coal ash.


The Spill at Dan River
www.cbsnews.com
Lesley Stahl reports on how the nation's biggest utility company, Duke Energy, is handling over 100 million tons of coal ash waste in North Carolina, following a spill in the Dan River last February.

Check out this story 60 minutes aired on Sunday night about the important work s...

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 08:40
Check out this story 60 minutes aired on Sunday night about the important work several NC Riverkeepers and our attorneys with the Southern Environmental Law Center are doing to tackle coal ash.


The Spill at Dan River
www.cbsnews.com
Lesley Stahl reports on how the nation's biggest utility company, Duke Energy, is handling over 100 million tons of coal ash waste in North Carolina, following a spill in the Dan River last February.

Thanks to all the volunteers who came out and participated in the cleanup at Riv...

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 18:33
Thanks to all the volunteers who came out and participated in the cleanup at Riverfront Park. Together we removed approximately 1,000 pounds of trash.


Broad River Cleanup
Thanks to all the volunteers who came out and participated in the cleanup at Riverfront Park. Together we removed approximately 1,000 pounds of trash.

Thanks to all the volunteers who came out and participated in the cleanup at Riv...

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 18:33
Thanks to all the volunteers who came out and participated in the cleanup at Riverfront Park. Together we removed approximately 1,000 pounds of trash.


Broad River Cleanup
Thanks to all the volunteers who came out and participated in the cleanup at Riverfront Park. Together we removed approximately 1,000 pounds of trash.

Congaree Riverkeeper member John Tate posted these photos from the head of the C...

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 13:32
Congaree Riverkeeper member John Tate posted these photos from the head of the Columbia Canal at Riverfront Park yesterday. He also raised an important point... if you live in the City of Columbia your drinking water had to pass through this trash pile before getting to you.
Want to help do something about this? Join us tomorrow for our volunteer cleanup.


Broad River Cleanup

Ran the riverwalk with small dawg up there this afternoon and snapped a few picts. Looks like we might have our work cut our for us! Look forward to seeing everyone. Thanks Bill for recognizing the need!

Congaree Riverkeeper member John Tate posted these photos from the head of the C...

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 13:32
Congaree Riverkeeper member John Tate posted these photos from the head of the Columbia Canal at Riverfront Park yesterday. He also raised an important point... if you live in the City of Columbia your drinking water had to pass through this trash pile before getting to you.
Want to help do something about this? Join us tomorrow for our volunteer cleanup.


Broad River Cleanup

Ran the riverwalk with small dawg up there this afternoon and snapped a few picts. Looks like we might have our work cut our for us! Look forward to seeing everyone. Thanks Bill for recognizing the need!

Checking out the opening of Confluence at Tapp's Arts Center.

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 19:01
Checking out the opening of Confluence at Tapp's Arts Center.


Checking out the opening of Confluence at Tapp's Arts Center.

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 19:01
Checking out the opening of Confluence at Tapp's Arts Center.


Opening Tomorrow at Tapp's Arts Center: Confluence, an art show by Danna Ray and...

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:19
Opening Tomorrow at Tapp's Arts Center: Confluence, an art show by Danna Ray and Jen Ray, benefiting Congaree Riverkeeper


Opening Tomorrow at Tapp's Arts Center: Confluence, an art show by Danna Ray and...

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:19
Opening Tomorrow at Tapp's Arts Center: Confluence, an art show by Danna Ray and Jen Ray, benefiting Congaree Riverkeeper


Today is #GivingTuesday... after a day of eating and a few days of shopping this...

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:11
Today is #GivingTuesday... after a day of eating and a few days of shopping this is a day to give back and help our communities. Please consider making a tax deductible donation and supporting Congaree Riverkeeper's work protecting our rivers.

Also, anyone who becomes a member or renews their membership today will receive a special gift.


Become a Member - Help Protect Our Rivers
congareeriverkeeper.org
Congaree Riverkeeper is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit and donations are tax deductible.

Today is #GivingTuesday... after a day of eating and a few days of shopping this...

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:11
Today is #GivingTuesday... after a day of eating and a few days of shopping this is a day to give back and help our communities. Please consider making a tax deductible donation and supporting Congaree Riverkeeper's work protecting our rivers.

Also, anyone who becomes a member or renews their membership today will receive a special gift.


Become a Member - Help Protect Our Rivers
congareeriverkeeper.org
Congaree Riverkeeper is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit and donations are tax deductible.

Don't forget about our volunteer river cleanup this Saturday.

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 16:36
Don't forget about our volunteer river cleanup this Saturday.