Cape Fear River Watch
The Town of Leland contracts annually with Cape Fear River Watch (CFRW) to hold stormwater related events and conduct water quality testing of waterways impacted by the Town. CFRW is a nonprofit organization focused on protecting and improving the water quality of the Cape Fear River Basin. To learn more, visit CFRW's website.
Clean Water Education Partnership
Triangle J Council of Governments' Clean Water Education Partnership (CWEP), of which the Town of Leland is a member and active participant, protects North Carolina's waterways from stormwater pollution through public education and outreach. To learn more, visit CWEP's website.
During students' respective science classes on October 12 - 14, Cape Fear River Watch will conduct Enviroscape Presentations to 8th grade students at Leland Middle School. The Enviroscape is a model of a watershed that visually enables students to understand how stormwater pollutants enter our waterways.
The Town, in partnership with Cape Fear River Watch, cleaned up the area of the future Sturgeon Creek Park. 15 volunteers collected over 330 pounds of trash and recycling!
Storm Drain Marking Event
The Town and Cape Fear River Watch participated in a storm drain marking event. These markers provide public education and awareness regarding how stormwater drains directly into our local waterways.
Regional Creek Week
The Town of Leland participated in CWEP's Regional Creek Week. Throughout the week, multiple events occurred. To find out more about the week, visit CWEP's Regional Creek Week Website.
As part of CWEP's Regional Creek Week, Town Employees participated in a stream cleanup event and collected more than 1,000 pounds of trash and recycling in the area of the future Sturgeon Creek Park.