Just shy of $1 million funded through the N.C. Department of Justice’s Environmental Enhancement Grant program is going to projects with coastal benefits.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation has received $1.53 million from the North Carolina Land and Water Fund to support its living shoreline cost-share program and large-scale wetland restoration in Carteret County.
Carteret Community College has announced its new prerequisite-free Introduction to Living Shorelines Academy set for Nov. 2.
The N.C. Department of Transportation and the nonprofit Coastal Federation have partnered on the agency’s first living shoreline project under construction in Swansboro.
N.C. Sea Grant, ECU and Carteret Community College are collaborating to develop a framework for coastal protection design and siting, as well as living shoreline training courses and a certification program.
Companies in shoreline stabilization and restoration recently presented their techniques and materials for a statewide steering committee of scientists, federal and state agencies, and nonprofits.
N.C. Coastal Federation has been awarded a grant through the National Coastal Resilience Fund to complete designs for three living shorelines at Marine Corps Air Station New River and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.
The legislature appropriated $2 million to restore Morehead City’s Sugarloaf Island, a barrier protecting waterfront attractions from coastal storms that has been rapidly eroding for decades.
Work is set to begin on a project to protect Sugarloaf Island in Morehead City from shoreline erosion and restore habitat.
Construction on the first of three living shorelines in the $3.6 million project along N.C. 24 between Cedar Point and Swansboro began earlier this month.
The Outer Banks town was selected for federal funding for its proposed living shoreline and highway resiliency project.
The online course is to help coastal managers and planners plan and implement green infrastructure projects to reduce impacts of coastal hazards in their community.
St. James recently took the unusual step of creating an endowment for University of North Carolina Wilmington research and work related to the Brunswick County town’s living shorelines, but townsfolk here have long recognized the power of the mighty oyster.
Scenic Consulting Group in Wilmington completed another phase of a shoreline stabilization and restoration project at the Brunswick Town and Fort Anderson historic site.
The public can attend an online briefing Wednesday on a proposed living shoreline project at Pine Knoll Shores.
An online workshop for real estate professionals on the benefits of living shorelines is set for Sept. 2.