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Most People Don’t Know Some Of The Oldest Trees In The World Are Found In North Carolina

“Only In Your State”, a nationwide online news source for locally-focused stories of each state in the U.S., gave national attention to the Three Sisters Swamp and Cape Fear River Adventures.

Northeast Cape Fear River

Captain Robbins was interviewed for Coastal Review Online’s profile piece on the Northeast Cape Fear River.

Tree People | Cover Story - Salt Magazine

Salt Magazine dives deep into the 40-year journey to protect North Carolina’s ancient cypress forest. Captain Robbins gets a shout out as an experienced Black River guide contributing to Dr. Stahle’s research and conservation efforts.

Citizens tell BOEM: Offshore drilling poses huge risks to NC coast

Captain Robbins got the chance to voice his opposition to opening up the North Carolina coast to offshore drilling, during a 2015 public hearing.

Trees in North Carolina found to be the oldest known wetland trees on the planet

Ancient Code picked up the story of the 2,624 year old Ancient Bald Cypress in the Black River, and interviewed Captain Robbins and Professor Stahle about these remarkable discoveries. 

Exploring Cape Fear Waterways

Cape Fear Living talks kayaking the local waterways, and recommends Cape Fear River Adventures as an intriguing exploration experience in discovering the area’s hidden gems and unknown mysteries.

One Man's Vision for the Black River

Captain Robbins writes a blog post for Cape Fear River Partnership, discussing the possibility of designating the Black River as a State Park. 

Of Time and the River

Salt Magazine features the river lodge that Captain Robbins built for his friends on the Northeast Cape Fear River. 

The Robbin's Nest Tree House

Port City Daily’s “Where We Live” features the hand crafted, fully engineered tree house that Captain Robbins built on his property.

Love Your Trees

The Townsend Bertram & Co blog shares the story of a very meaningful father/daughter river adventure, guided by Captain Robbins.

Visit Leland

Visit Leland, a local visitor’s guide to Brunswick County, recommends Cape Fear River Adventures as one of the top outdoor “things to do” in the area.

North Carolina's alligator population will be large again this year

Captain Robbins was interviewed on WECT6 News in 2013, discussing the large alligator population present in the waterways that year. 

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educational resources

The Ancient Bald Cypress Consortium

The Ancient Bald Cypress Consortium (ABCC) unites educational institutions, government agencies, conservation organizations, private landowners, and individuals to accurately map and protect all remaining ancient bald cypress wetlands for research, education, and conservation. 

The Tree-Ring Laboratory

The Tree-Ring Laboratory (TRL) was established in 1979 and concentrates on the development of exactly-dated annual ring-width chronologies from ancient forests worldwide. The TRL is active in the conservation of ancient forests and has assisted the preservation of old growth remnants in the cypress-tupelo forests of the South, the oak-hickory forests of the central United States, the blue oak and conifer woodlands of California, and the conifer forests of Mexico. 

Cape Fear River Watch

Cape Fear River Watch, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has been working to protect and improve the water quality of the Lower Cape Fear River Basin through Education, Advocacy, and Action since 1993. Cape Fear River Watch engages residents of our watershed through programs to preserve and safeguard our river. Our Cape Fear Riverkeeper is a member of the Waterkeeper Alliance, an international clean water advocacy organization.

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental nonprofit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive. Their mission is to conserve the land and waters on which all life depends. 

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