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Riverkeepers

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The French Broad River near Hot Springs, N.C.

North Carolina is a diverse state. With mountains, piedmont plains, lowland marsh and shoreline, the state has just about every kind of geography one can imagine. One common thread of all of this diversity is water. North Carolina has a huge network of streams, rivers and lakes. Water is important to the state but it's also a focal point for politics and power. Today, we meet three riverkeepers from different parts of the state to find out if the politics of water is the same everywhere or if each riverkeeper has  unique set of challenges and goals. 

Guests
Sam Perkins
- Catawba Riverkeerper
Hartwell Carson - French Broad Riverkeeper
Kemp Burdette - Cape Fear Riverkeeper