Habitat Restoration

  • Living Shoreline Proponents Tout Examples

    Field trips that kicked off a recent technical workshop on living shorelines provided a glimpse of the evolving technology to restore marsh habitat and guard against erosion.

  • Map Connects Wildlife Habitats, Corridors

    A national group that works to restore natural habitat has created a map intended to help other advocates reconnect large, undeveloped East Coast areas to protect wildlife.

  • Lake Mattamuskeet Plan Gets State’s OK

    The state has approved the Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan, an effort to address water quality and flooding issues that’s taken more than two years to develop.

  • Swan Island Oyster Reef Nearly Complete

    Work is wrapping up this week on a three-year habitat restoration project in Pamlico Sound that’s intended as an insurance policy for the state’s oyster population.

  • Federation Shows Off Restoration Project

    North Carolina Coastal Federation staff hosted reporters and others Thursday for a tour of the nearly completed restoration at the North River Wetlands Preserve in Carteret County.

  • Oyster Summit to Spotlight Mariculture

    The daylong 2019 North Carolina Oyster Summit set for March 12 in Raleigh will focus on habitat restoration, the growing mariculture industry and related economic benefits and opportunities.

  • Kitty Hawk Living Shoreline to Protect Road

    A collaborative effort among residents, local and state entities and organizations to save a historic road in Kitty Hawk has led to the first time the state Department of Transportation has contributed to a living shoreline project as a way to protect a street.

  • Land Purchases Bolster Conservation Efforts

    Recent but unrelated purchases by the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust added acres to both the Gales Creek Preserve in Carteret County and the Brice’s Creek Preserve in Craven County.