The Coastal Habitat Protection Plan’s 2021 amendment to the 2016 plan has been unanimously approved by the Coastal Resources, Environmental Management and Marine Fisheries commissions.
North Carolina Coastal Federation
The former reporter and television news anchor has joined the North Carolina Coastal Federation as communications director.
Oct. 11-15 is North Carolina Oyster Week this year and organizers, North Carolina Sea Grant, the North Carolina Coastal Federation, and the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, say the “shellebration” includes a series of in-person and virtual oyster-related events along the coast and in the Triangle.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation reminds the public that numerous collections sites are available along the coast for oyster shell recycling for use in habitat restoration.
The N.C. Division of Water Resources has approved a collaborative plan to help Atlantic Beach address flooding.
Plans are in the works to remove 1 million invasive carp from Lake Mattamuskeet, a move stakeholders hope will help with water quality and clarity.
The public can attend an online briefing Wednesday on a proposed living shoreline project at Pine Knoll Shores.
Lady Swan Tours is offering ecotours in the Swansboro area every Saturday and Sunday morning starting this weekend until Oct. 31.
A group of nine people with backgrounds and interests in the coastal economy and related water quality issues provided its recommendations for improving the state’s Coastal Habitat Protection Plan.
The North Carolina Seafood Festival and the North Carolina Coastal Federation are teaming up to offer a wine and oyster tasting Oct. 1 in downtown Morehead City.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation is wrapping up on Sept. 26 National Estuaries Week, this year from Sept 18-25, with oysters and pints at Outer Dunes Brewing Co. in Wilmington.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation is hosting a free event to mark NC Oyster Week, Oct. 11-15.
A project to remove abandoned and derelict vessels got underway this week in the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds.
The Coastal Resources Commission has approved the 2021 amendment to the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan for public review and comment.
A Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan virtual meeting is set for Sept. 27 to discuss implementing the plan approved by the state in August 2019.
More than 1 million pounds of marine debris has been removed from central and southeast coasts in the last year through an effort by the North Carolina Coastal Federation.