Habitat Restoration

  • 9 NC Resiliency Projects Receive Millions

    Nine coastal resiliency projects in North Carolina have been awarded funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Emergency Coastal Resilience Fund launched in August 2019.

  • Beaufort Backs Marine Debris Effort

    Beaufort recently announced its support of a new, detailed plan for removing and preventing debris such as dock materials and derelict boats in town waters.

  • Group Rolls Out Marine Debris Action Plan

    The first of its kind for the state, the North Carolina Marine Debris Action Plan released earlier this month is a coordinated effort to prevent and remove marine debris along the state’s coast.

  • Living Shoreline Cost Depends on Site, Size

    “How much does a living shoreline cost?” isn’t just the first question, it’s the question that dominates the living shoreline conversation, and the answer isn’t all that straightforward.

  • 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.