Many people have old prescriptions lying around. These are disposed of according to the current regulation of flushing them. This contaminates the drinking water and the water of marine ecosystems. The Pamlico-Tar River Foundation has a recommended solution.
The Northern Mummichog makes excellent bait and is easy enough to catch using a used milk jug. In addition it is not recommended that fishermen eat them as they could cause one to develop a larval parasite.
For those looking to paddle on a river, it is important to check water conditions to know if the water is too high or too low to paddle. The best way is to us the United States Geological Survey and do some math if a location different from the survey marker is needed.
The Pamlico-Tar River Foundation has received a $10,000 reward from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation Community TIEs Awards Program. They are one of three foundations to receive this award and did so because of their research on the Inclusive Watershed Protection initiative.