Sturgeon City Waterway and Wetland Education Program

Sturgeon City of Jacksonville NC, Jacksonville, NC

The project expands an effective land-based education program to nearby waterways. The inquiry-based, hands-on education targets youth & adults and creates an enduring volunteer monitoring program. Waterway educational kiosks expand the learning.

Counties Impacted:

  • Onslow County

The Sturgeon City Waterway and Wetland Education Program is increasing opportunities for area residents and students to get on the water. These hands-on experiences are one of the best ways to teach people the importance of our waterways and the role that they play in protecting them.

– Paula Farnell, Director of Development and Operations



The Water Resource Fund from Duke Energy is a multiyear, $10 million commitment to protect and restore waterways in the Carolinas and neighboring states. Learn more about the projects we’ve supported, and how you can get involved.