Braxton Davis, who recently stepped down as director of the state Division of Coastal Management, assumed his new role Thursday as executive director of the North Carolina Coastal Federation.
North Carolina Coastal Federation
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge and other, nearby refuges and state lands especially vulnerable to climate change are getting $27.5 million from the Inflation Reduction Act for nature-based solutions.
Commercial fishers have started collecting marine debris north of the bridge to Emerald Isle as part of the 10th Lost Fishing Gear Recovery Project.
The event to benefit the North Carolina Coastal Federation’s oyster education and restoration programs is scheduled for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Oden’s Dock in Hatteras Village.
North Carolina Coastal Federation Executive Director Todd Miller announced Monday that he is stepping down and that Dr. Braxton Davis, director of the North Carolina Division of Coastal Management, will step into the role in February.
Charity Navigator has recognized the North Carolina Coastal Federation with its highest four-star rating, awarding it an outstanding overall score of 100%.
The new state construction requirements to be featured at the Holly Ridge site are meant to ensure that docks and piers are built to a stronger standard to prevent storm debris and reduce cleanup and repairs after storms.
The project to help improve coastal resilience in five communities will kick off with a check presentation at 11 a.m. Friday at Carteret Community College’s Bryant Student Center.
With $6.6 million in state funds, restoration recently began on rapidly eroding Sugarloaf Island, a storm barrier that has long protected the Morehead City waterfront.
Commercial fishers along the northern and central coasts have until Dec. 15 to submit their application to participate in the annual Lost Fishing Gear Recovery Project.
From our publisher: Katherine McGlade of Slash Creek Oysters is testing a new system called FlipFarm to help scale up her business.
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.
More than a mere seafood delicacy, oysters are key to the coastal environment, and North Carolina Oyster Month includes festivities and events that spotlight their importance to the entire state.
Wrightsville Beach Outrigger Canoe Club paddlers recently completed a three-day, 125-mile journey from Swansboro to Cape Hatteras in a traditional oceangoing Polynesian canoe to raise awareness of risks to water quality.
The second leg of the three-year fundraising and clean-water awareness endeavor begins Thursday in Cedar Point and wraps up two days later in Hatteras Village.
The awards were presented Thursday during the association’s annual conference held this year at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel.