Emilee Syrewicze - The State of the Catawba River

Emilee Syrewicze, Executive Director of the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, will discuss the issues currently affecting the quality, quantity, and security of water in the Catawba River. Emilee will provide a brief overview of the Catawba River basin, how river use has changed over the years, the concerns that have developed as a result, and potential solutions to ensure sustainability of the Catawba’s for future generations. The Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to “…educate and advocate to protect the Catawba-Wateree River Basin’s lakes, rivers, and streams for everyone who depends on and enjoys them.” For more information, please visit www.catawbariverkeeper.org.