WILMINGTON — Local experts and officials will come together to speak at the Cape Fear River Watch’s State of the River forum next month.
Hosted June 1, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at Cape Fear Community College’s Windell Daniels Hall, the event will cover health and environmental issues the region faces. Speakers also will discuss solutions.
“The forum aims to educate the public and decision makers and effect change,” according to a press release from the Cape Fear River Watch.
The Cape Fear River Watch will address estuary issues, fishery restoration, GenX and other PFAS contamination, as well as pollution caused by hog- and swine raising-facilities.
There will be lunch, panel discussions, and networking with representatives from NC Coastal Federation, NC State University, NC Conservation Network, Advance Carolina/NC Black Alliance and Southern Environmental Law Center.
Doors are at 8 a.m. with a complimentary vegetarian and vegan breakfast and lunch provided by Brooklyn Cafe and Peno Mediterranean Grill. Attendees must register at https://bit.ly/3iqxruc as space is limited.
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