Plans are in the works to remove 1 million invasive carp from Lake Mattamuskeet, a move stakeholders hope will help with water quality and clarity.
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.
A virtual meeting is set for 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 15 on the latest efforts to restore the Lake Mattamuskeet watershed in Hyde County.
More than 1 million invasive carp in Lake Mattamuskeet are targeted in a “a massive removal” project that’s key to restoring water quality.
A virtual meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Aug. 26 on efforts to implement the Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan approved in August 2019 to restore the lake’s water quality and reduce flooding throughout the watershed.
The state-approved plan to improve water quality Lake Mattamuskeet and address flooding problems in the surrounding areas has moved to the engineering phase.
The state Clean Water Management Trust Fund awarded Hyde County $158,000 to move ahead with the first steps of the recently approved Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed restoration plan.
The state has approved the Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan, an effort to address water quality and flooding issues that’s taken more than two years to develop.
Sen. Thom Tillis writes in a commentary for Ocracoke Observer that though Lake Mattamuskeet is in jeopardy, he will continue advocating for Hyde County and restoration efforts to save the lake.
The Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan, which was 18 months in development, has been submitted for final approval by the state Division of Water Quality.
A public symposium will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 3 in Engelhard to review the final Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan.
Stakeholders working for a year and a half on a plan to address the problems that have resulted in Lake Mattamuskeet’s impaired status are set to present their draft report Tuesday.
The July 10 public meeting for the Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan has been rescheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 18 and will take place in Swan Quarter.
The public is encouraged to assist with documenting the impact of extreme events within the watershed by submitting detailed descriptions and photos that illustrate persistent flood or drought conditions.
Hyde County and other stakeholders working to develop a watershed restoration plan for Lake Mattamuskeet are set meet Tuesday in the Swan Quarter.
Sen. Richard Burr recently met with Hyde County officials to hear their concerns about federal money for flood mitigation, storm recovery and restoration of Lake Mattamuskeet’s watershed and its lodge.