White Oak River

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by RamanJ
Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Geography
Grade:
9

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White Oak River

Amazing!

Water Quality:- Freshwater: 4% impaired- Saltwater: 10% impaired- Sewage leakage- Most impairment is caused by elevated fecal coliform bacteria level- The problems are getting better

Businesses: - Caroliana Estaurine Reserve Foundation- Coastal Land Trust- Carteret County Wildlife Club- Division of Soil and Water Conservation- Izaak Walton League-White Oak River Chapter- Norht Carolina Coastal Federation- North Carolina Stream Watch- Onslow Bight Conservation Forum- Waterway Stewards- White Oak River Basinwide Plan

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Fast Facts: - 64 kilometers, gets deeper as it goes - Fish, snakes, frogs, ets. (Small organisms). - Headwater Source: Swansboro - Drains into Bougue Sound - Tidal marshes, costal forests, 80,000 acres of the Croatan National Forest, etc. - Endangered Species: Red Cockaded Woodpecker, Leatherback Sea Turtle, and much more

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Environmental Concerns:- Depleted of oxygen- Devoid of aquatic life- Wastewater treatment plant discharged

Historical Events:- 3 prisoners, 3 wagons and 6 mules were captured here in the Civil War- July 4 was celebrated here in 1983

Counties: - Carteret- Craven- Onslow- Jones

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Beautiful!

Cool!

Interesting!

Fun!

Wow!

Pretty!

Awesome!


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