Cape Fear river basin

By Dylan & Tierstan

  • River basin headwaters are located in the north of Greensboro
  • The mouth is the Atlantic ocean
  • 6,049 miles of streams and rivers
  • Population: 1,833,701 (2000)

important places

  • Airlie Gardens
  • Haw River Program
  • raven rock State Park
  • Weymouth woods
  • Singletary Lake State Park

Nonpoint Pollution Source

  • Polluted runoff from land
  • Storm water runoff

Point Pollution Sources

  • Fertilizers and waste in runoffs-from lawns and urban development areas
  • Animal feedlots

Cape Fear Map

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Land Organisms

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Aquatic Organisms

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