The sun sets on the lush Waccamaw waterway.
The Pee Dee River Basin, including the Waccamaw River, reaches up to Virginia, while several subwatersheds make up the Greater Winyah Bay Watershed.
Debra Buffkin, Winyah Rivers Alliance executive director, and Erin Donmoyer, riverkeeper for the Black and Sampit Rivers, keep close watch of the waterways.
“The rivers flow not past, but through us, thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing.” —John Muir, early conservationist
American wood storks wade in a coastal waterway. Waterfowl thrive in the rivers and marshlands.
Cara Schildtknecht, Waccamaw riverkeeper, collects a water sample.
Emma Gratto, assistant riverkeeper for the Lumber and Waccamaw Rivers, on the Lumber River.
“It takes an entire community to make a difference and I am lucky to have the support of so many,” —Cara Schildtknecht, Waccamaw River Riverkeeper
A beautiful sunset over the Waccamaw River near Georgetown.
Erin Donmoyer leads a trash cleanup on the Black-Sampit Rivers.
Kayakers at Rocky Point Community Forest.