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coastal stewardship

High school seniors honored with NCCF Coastal Stewardship Awards announced

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is honoring three graduating high school seniors with outstanding dedication to the coastal environment with the 2021 Coastal Stewardship Award. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

All but one management unit closed to certain gill nets starting Thursday

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation M-11-2021 closes internal coastal waters in Management Unit C and maintains closures in all management units south of Management Unit ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

cobia

Cobia recreation fishery opens May 1

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation FF-25-2021 opens the recreational cobia fishery in coastal fishing waters effective May 1, 2021. The recreational season will remain open ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

accident

Construction accident at old Bonner Bridge demolition site results in death

Just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, April 14, 2021, a construction accident at the demolition site of the old Bonner Bridge resulted in a ... Read more

3 days ago by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy.

marsh

Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City hoists two people stranded in marsh near Mockhorn Island, Virginia

The Coast Guard rescued two people beset by weather in the vicinity of Mockhorn Island, Va. on Monday, April 12.  Coast Guard Sector Virginia Command ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

North Carolina Coastal Habitat committee meets April 20

The N.C. Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Steering Committee will meet by web conference at 1 p.m. April 20. The public may join the meeting online ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

cedar island

Ferry routes between Swan Quarter, Cedar Island and Ocracoke resume service, dredging continues

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will resume service on the Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke on Tuesday, April ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Permit required for transporting shellfish for restoration reasons

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation SF-6-2021establishes a shellfish lease restoration permit. Effective at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, April 12, 2021, individuals are required to obtain ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

flounder

Atlantic Ocean commercial flounder season now open

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation FF-26-2021 opened the Atlantic Ocean commercial flounder season at 12:01 a.m. on April 12, 2021 and establishes a 15,000-pound offload ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

oystercatcher

Corridor in place to access Cape Point due to oystercatcher breeding

On Monday, April 5, 2021, Cape Hatteras National Seashore staffers installed an off-road vehicle corridor south of Ramp 44 due to American oystercatcher breeding activity. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

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