The state is accepting public comment until Oct. 21 on the draft Coastal Habitat Protection Plan 2021 amendment and Appendix A, which includes early public comment and recommendations from a stakeholder group.
Proposed amendments to the state’s official plan for protecting, restoring and conserving coastal habitats and fisheries drill in on newly specific priorities linked to water quality and climate change.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation is wrapping up on Sept. 26 National Estuaries Week, this year from Sept 18-25, with oysters and pints at Outer Dunes Brewing Co. in Wilmington.
The Coastal Resources Commission has approved the 2021 amendment to the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan for public review and comment.
A Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan virtual meeting is set for Sept. 27 to discuss implementing the plan approved by the state in August 2019.
The state Environmental Management Commission and Marine Fisheries Commission have agreed to send the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan 2021 Amendment out for public comment and advisory committee review.
The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission during its Sept. 9 meeting is expected to consider approving for public comment the 2021 draft amendment to the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan.
The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust has purchased Hutaff Island, which the organization says is the last privately-owned undeveloped barrier island in the state.
The North Carolina Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Steering Committee is set to review a draft amendment to the plan.
Senate Republicans said Wednesday they won’t confirm Dionne Delli-Gatti as the first woman to lead the state Department of Environmental Quality, a move Democrats say has nothing to do with qualifications.
A House environment committee was to review flood resilience and mitigation legislation Tuesday and budget committees are set to begin meeting Wednesday.
Conservation Corps N.C.’s AmeriCorps crew joined the North Carolina Coastal Federation to work on shoreline projects along the coast last month.
The Carolina Wetlands Association recognizes each May during American Wetlands Month special wetland sites across North and South Carolina.
Undeveloped Hutaff Island will be conserved through a partnership of Audubon North Carolina, NC Coastal Land Trust and conservationists.
Hundreds of acres of habitats for waterfowl, shorebirds and other birds in eastern North Carolina are to be conserved or restored using newly awarded federal funds.
Walker Golder, formerly with the National Audubon Society, is the new executive director of the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust.