Discover more coastal celebrations and programs at Earth Day 2023.
The Coastal Studies Institute is set to celebrate Earth Day and its 10-year anniversary on the East Carolina University Outer Banks Campus.
The institute and co-host ECU’s Integrated Coastal Programs have organized an open house and worked with the Coastal Environmental Educators Network to hold this year’s Earth Fair OBX on the campus from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 22.
Open house attendees will be able to tour the campus, grounds and facilities and take part in hands-on activities. There will be a chance to learn about current research and education programs and interact with faculty and staff.
During Earth Fair OBX, there will be informational booths from a variety of environmental organizations and family-friendly activities to engage participants of all ages. In past years, the fair was held at Dowdy Park in Nags Head.
The Coastal Studies Institute is a multi-institutional research partnership led by East Carolina University, in association with N.C. State University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, UNC-Wilmington and Elizabeth City State University.
CSI focuses on integrated coastal research and education programming centered on responding to the needs, issues and topics of concern of the residents of eastern North Carolina.