The Division of Coastal Management plans to host four dinner events along the state’s coast to screen a video about living shorelines.
The events are geared toward marine contractors and other professionals who perform work on shoreline stabilization.
A living shorelines is a shoreline-stabilization method that uses natural elements, such as marsh plants and oyster sills. Unlike bulkheads and other hardened erosion control structures, living shorelines maintain natural connections between aquatic areas and land.
There’s no cost to attend, but registration is required. Registration for the Wilmington event has closed.
All dinners and viewings will run 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
- Thursday, Feb. 23 – Wilmington at Katy’s Grill & Bar
- Tuesday, Feb. 28 – Belhaven at Fish Hook’s Cafe
- Thursday, March 2 – Beaufort at NOAA Lab Auditorium
- Monday, March 6 – Currituck County Center Auditorium
- Other scheduled workshops
- Register for the Belhaven event
- Register for the Beaufort event
- Register for the Currituck County event
- Living Shorelines Academy
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