The UNRBA partners with local stakeholders, other organizations, and state agencies to study and implement solutions for watersheds (drainage areas) in the Upper Neuse River Basin. We focus on watersheds with high-quality resources, watersheds where land uses are changing, and watersheds where water quality is degraded.
The UNRBA is developing and/or implementing watershed restoration plans in several watersheds in conjunction with the NC Ecosystem Enhancement Program:
Critical Lands Protection Plans
The UNRBA strongly supports local conservation efforts to protect watersheds with outstanding water quality and aquatic habitat. To date, we have helped develop two plans to help protect aquatic resources with land conservation: