Events Archive

Team at Paddle-A-Thon 2014

Paddle-A-Thon 2015

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Paddle-A-Thon is Yadkin Riverkeeper’s biggest and most fun fundraiser of the year where people collect pledges to raise money for clean water. Join the fun and paddle on your own or in teams with friends and/or co-workers.
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Win a Kayak!


Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 1:00pm to Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 6:00pm

Featuring three great paddle events plus two social gatherings - all to support clean water!

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Wilkes Community College volunteers

More FUN at the Lakes - TOUR 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour 2015 - Show up onsite Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26! Onsite registration - we have space for everyone.REI

FISH HIGH ROCK LAKE - Sat, July 25, 9 AM - 3 PM

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Paddle Lake Tillery

Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour - Explore the Lakes

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 1:00pm to Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 5:00pm
Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour 2015 - Explore the Lakes

Register for events individually through EventBrite - links below.


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Public Hearing on Alcoa Permit

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 5:00pm

North Carolina has a chronic problem: landfills leaking hazardous pollutants into our drinking water -  and coal ash ponds are not the only source.

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Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour

Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour

Friday, June 26, 2015 - 1:00pm
Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour 2015 - The TOUR continues to Wilkes this weekend - space still available. Check back here day of event for inclement weather updates.


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CAFO's - Rally for Environmental Justice

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Yadkin Riverkeeper will join with folks statewide in a CAFO's - Rally for Environmental Justice on Wed., May 13. Folks from Winston-Salem and surrounding areas will meet at 8 AM in Winston-Salem at 110 S. Broad Street (Sunoco gas station just off Business 40 - exit Broad Street and park in parking lot). We will take a bus to Raleigh for the rally. The bus will leave promptly at 8:30 AM. Boxed lunches and water provided. Event is free and open to all.

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Piedmont Earth Day Fair Saturday, April 25

Piedmont Earth Day Fair

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Join the fun at Yadkin Riverkeeper's table at the Piedmont Earth Day Fair, the largest Earth Day celebration and one-day environmental education event in the region.

The theme of the 2015 Piedmont Earth Day Fair is “The Power of Bright Ideas,” aimed at educating the public on energy, renewable sources of energy and the importance of energy conservation.

Bring your children for an interactive Enviroscape activity as we share how pollution impacts our waterways.

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