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.
New education program to advance shoreline protection
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.
Coastal restoration firms show off living shoreline tech
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.
Living shoreline projects on military bases receive grant
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.
Officials celebrate funding of Sugarloaf Island restoration
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.
Sugarloaf Island shoreline project set to begin
Work is set to begin on a project to protect Sugarloaf Island in Morehead City from shoreline erosion and restore habitat.
Living shoreline work starts on N.C. 24 in western Carteret
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.
Duck chosen for living shoreline, NC 12 resiliency project
The Outer Banks town was selected for federal funding for its proposed living shoreline and highway resiliency project.
Nature-Based Solutions for Coastal Hazards training set
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.
Town creates fund for UNCW’s study of living shoreline
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.
Brunswick Town shoreline protection project nears finish
Scenic Consulting Group in Wilmington completed another phase of a shoreline stabilization and restoration project at the Brunswick Town and Fort Anderson historic site.
Pine Knoll Shores officials to outline living shoreline plan
The public can attend an online briefing Wednesday on a proposed living shoreline project at Pine Knoll Shores.
Real estate agents can learn benefits of living shorelines
An online workshop for real estate professionals on the benefits of living shorelines is set for Sept. 2.
Living Shoreline Work to Begin in Topsail
Topsail Beach and the North Carolina Coastal Federation are installing four living shoreline demonstration projects to reduce erosion and maintain fisheries habitat.
Nags Head Looks to Its Other Shoreline
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.