Lumber River Basin
Lumber RBRP Overview
The Lumber River basin encompasses an area of 3,343 square miles in all or part of 10 counties, including Brunswick, Columbus, Bladen, Robeson, Cumberland, Hoke, Scotland, Richmond, Moore and Montgomery. Larger municipalities include Lumberton, Laurinburg, Southern Pines, Pinehurst and Whiteville.
The Lumber River Basin contains four eight-digit CUs (03040203, 03040204, 03040206 and 03040207) and 102 14-digit HUs. The original plan selected 20 watersheds to be targeted for stream, wetland and riparian-buffer restoration and protection and watershed-planning efforts.
In 2005, an additional four watersheds were identified as Targeted Local Watersheds and addressed in the Lockwoods Folly Local Watershed Plan. This document presents an additional five Targeted Local Watersheds.