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 all 86 of the projects we’ve supported so far, and how you can get involved.