In the News


Community Awareness, Outreach And Education

One of our core values is to educate the community (general public, youth, and decision makers) about the importance of this communities water resources, water quality and associated threats, and our mission.​ Because of this core value, we will continue to work in collboration with media representatives to inform and educate the public and community.



Hobnob at Hobcaw

Photo Contest, Promotion

2/2018 Waccamaw Conference

Land Preservation

Coal Ash

Clean Water Protections



Coal Ash, Duke Energy Emergency Plans

Recycling Coal Ash

Mining on the Black River

Earth Day, Paddle and Walk for Science

Cleanup Our Local Waterways Data Report

Ride the Tide

Kindness Rocks

Winners of 2017 Photo Contest

Better access to the River, April O’Leary

New 237 acre park opens in Conway, Waccamaw River Park.- Sun News, WMBF, WPDE, WBTW

Promote and Protect, new Riverkeeper gets her feet wet– June 1 South Strand News- Article Credit: Anita Crone

Take a Kayak tour down the Waccamaw River with new Riverkeeper, Cara Schildtknecht – May 30 Myrtle Beach Sun News, Video Credit: Josh Bell

Hands Across the Sands– May 20th WBTW

Community Welcomes new Waccamaw Riverkeeper, Cara Schildtknecht on the Waccamaw River- May 17th My Horry News

Give local to support fishable, swimmable and drinkable water– April 26th WBTW

Many Gather for Earth Day Event– April 22nd Sun News

Earth Day Event Held on the Waccamaw River– April 22nd Myrtle Beach Online

River Celebration– May issue of Waccamaw Outdoors



Elevated risks of bacteria, toxins lurk in flooded Waccamaw

Waccamaw volunteers protect river quality

Risk of harmful toxins in rivers rises after flooding

Waccamaw volunteers protect river quality – October 21, 2016

Elevated risks of bacteria, toxins lurk in flooded Waccamaw – October 19, 2016

Risk of harmful toxins in rivers rises after flooding – October 19, 2016

“Water-Quality Monitoring Delivers Answers—and New Questions” written by David Richardson– August 2016

“Winyah Rivers Foundation exhibits annual photo contest winners”South Strand News- August 2016

Weatherspoon coal-ash cleanup gets 2024 deadline- By Bob Shiles– May 2016

More Than 11,000 Pounds Of Trash Pulled From Waccamaw River- WPDE- May 2016

Mothers Day Cruise- WPDE- May 2016

Partnership Bringing Georgetown County Park Back To Life By WMBF- Jan 2016

New Year, New Life For Rocky Point Community Forest In Georgetown County- Jan 2016

Georgetown County Newsletter- Rocky Point Project- Jan 2016

Black River protections to be open to public by Bo Petersen- Dec 31, 2015

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