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.
Topsail Beach and the North Carolina Coastal Federation are installing four living shoreline demonstration projects to reduce erosion and maintain fisheries habitat.
Nags Head officials say a proposed management plan would help the town address flooding and erosion problems along its 17 miles of Roanoke Sound shoreline.