DEQ: Coastal reserve sites to hold local advisory committee meetings in December

11.27.2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Coastal reserve sites to hold local advisory committee meetings in December

MOREHEAD CITY – Local advisory committees for the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve will meet in December.

The meetings are open to the public and scheduled as follows:

Emily and Richardson Preyer Buckridge Reserve

Dec. 2 at 10 a.m.

Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Office

205 South Ludington Drive, Columbia

 

Zeke’s Island Reserve

Dec. 2 at 9 a.m.

Fort Fisher Recreation Area Education Room

1000 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach

Currituck Banks Reserve

Dec. 5 at 11 a.m.

Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education

Currituck Heritage Park

1160 Village Lane, Corolla

 

Rachel Carson Reserve

Dec. 10 at 10 a.m.

NOAA Beaufort Lab Administration Building

101 Pivers Island Road, Beaufort

Masonboro Island Reserve

Dec. 2 at 5 p.m.

UNC-Wilmington Center for Marine Science

Habitat Conference Room

5600 Marvin Moss Lane, Wilmington

 

Permuda Island Reserve

Dec. 11 at 1 p.m.

Sneads Ferry Branch Library

1330 Highway 210, Sneads Ferry

 

Bald Head Woods Reserve

Dec. 3 at 10 a.m.

Bald Head Island Conservancy Auditorium

700 Federal Road, Bald Head Island

 

Bird Island Reserve

Dec. 4 at 9 a.m.

Sunset Beach Town Hall

700 Sunset Blvd. North, Sunset Beach

 

Buxton Woods Reserve

Dec. 11 at 1 p.m.

Buxton Fire Department

47331 NC Hwy. 12, Buxton

 

Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve

Dec. 12 at 10 a.m.

Kitty Hawk Town Hall

101 Veterans Memorial Drive, Kitty Hawk

 

The committees consist of citizens and representatives from community organizations, government agencies, and non-governmental partner organizations who provide the Division of Coastal Management’s Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve staff with guidance and feedback regarding program activities and management of the reserve sites.

The N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program protects natural areas for education, research and compatible traditional uses. Since its creation in 1989, the program has preserved more than 44,000 acres of unique coastal environments at 10 sites along the coast.

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Contact: Patricia Smith

Phone: 252-808-8025