“Coastal Wetlands in a Changing World: Life, Loss and Restoration in Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary in Corolla and the Florida Everglades” is set for 6 p.m. Thursday at the Coastal Studies Institute on the ECU Outer Banks Campus in Wanchese.
Coastal Land Trust acquires two Bertie County tracts
The conservation organization recently acquired a farm near Aulander and a large floodplain forest tract along the Chowan River near Colerain.
Stormwater, flooding workshop to teach wetland protection
Registration is open for the workshop set for 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the New Hanover County Arboretum and North Carolina Cooperative Extension Auditorium in Wilmington.
Riverwatch says details needed on Belgrade mine expansion
Coastal Carolina Riverwatch says the permitting public notice for Martin Marietta’s proposed expansion of its limestone quarry in Maysville is vague and may not convey the full extent of environmental effects.
Final review ahead for wetland rules to fill permitting gap
The state Rules Review Commission is set to consider proposed permanent rules created to correct a gap in North Carolina’s permitting authority over certain federally defined wetlands.
Commission to vote on permanent wetland protection rules
The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission is set to meet Wednesday and Thursday via remote access.
Pender Flooding, Wetlands to Be Studied
A team of researchers and county officials will work together to study how coastal flooding and sea level rise could impact Pender County wetlands.
Is Wetlands Restoration Worsening Flooding?
The effort to restore natural wetlands at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge has shown promise in controlling wildfires and sequestering carbon, but area farmers say the project has worsened flooding of their land.