Waxhaw Creek Conservation Area

Catawba Lands Conservancy, Jacksonville, NC

This project includes conservation projects along Waxhaw Creek, which serves as a habitat for the federally endangered Carolina heelsplitter, a species of freshwater mussel.

Counties Impacted:

  • Union County

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