The National Science Foundation and Paul G. Allen Family Foundation announced six awards for conservation science and action on behalf of key species and ecosystems, including two North Carolina projects.
North Carolina Coastal Federation
Inner Coast: Mattamuskeet project aims to restore ‘balance’
Wendy Stanton, acting refuge manager for Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, says Lake Mattamuskeet is “out of balance,” but officials behind the work say the community’s enthusiasm for cleaning up the lake continues.
Another year of reporting coastal news that matters
From the editor: Our work in 2022 and promise for the New Year.
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.
Loan program now available to qualified shellfish growers
Qualified shellfish growers in North Carolina can apply for up to $50,000 for equipment or operations through a new loan program.
Coastal Review collects seven statewide editorial awards
Publication staff were recognized Thursday during the North Carolina Press Association’s annual convention in Raleigh.
Federation set to honor coastal stewards at annual event
Tickets are still available for the North Carolina Coastal Federation’s annual Pelican Awards and Toast of the Coast Saturday in Morehead City.
Carolina Beach living shoreline work, cleanup set for Friday
Volunteers can register online now for the living shoreline maintenance and cleanup planned for Friday morning at Carolina Beach State Park.
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.
Carteret board agrees to support mariculture hub concept
The idea is to use an unused acre at the boat ramp to build a dock and a 50-by-50-foot building with refrigerated storage for shellfish growers.
See coastal critters up close during Touch Tank Tuesdays
Touch Tank Tuesdays with the N.C. Coastal Federation’s Wrightsville Beach office will be held each week until July 26.
Federation, Coastal Environmental expand shell recycling
The Coastal Environmental Partnership is working with the North Carolina Coastal Federation to add drop-off sites for oyster shells in Craven and Pamlico counties
Coastal Federation unveils design plans for coastal center
The North Carolina Coastal Federation unveiled Friday the final architectural designs for the new Center for Coastal Protection and Restoration in Carteret County.
Stewardship Development Coalition presents awards
The nonprofit Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Coalition presented awards for projects in the region that demonstrated a unique approach to design and construction.
Topsail Beach bans Styrofoam in floating dock construction
Topsail Island commissioners passed an ordinance last week banning the use of unencapsulated Styrofoam to build floating docks.
Lower Cape Fear group to present stewardship awards
The Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Coalition to recognize projects in Brunswick, Pender and New Hanover counties that demonstrate outstanding environmental stewardship.