Coastal Workshops

 

 

Past Workshops

Access Grant Virtual Workshop (2021)

Access Grant Virtual Workshop (2021)

This two day virtual workshop provided attendees with grant writing tips for a successful grant proposal and how to leverage funding from multiple grant sources. The workshop introduced participants to grant opportunities to acquire land and make improvements to beach and waterfront access, parks and boating facilities. 

The funding agencies represented at the workshop included: 

  • Public Beach and Waterfont Access Grant Program
  • North Carolina Land and Water Fund
  • Water Resources Development Grant Program
  • Recreational Trails Program
  • The Parks and Recreation Trust Fund & Land and Water Conservation Fund
  • Boating Infrastructure Grant Program
  • NC Pumpout Program

self-guided workshop guide walks you through the days activities.

All of the materials used in the workshop are available online.

Planning for Open Space (2017)

Planning for Open Space (2017)

This workshop provided participants with the opportunity to learn about the benefits of open space protection; learn how open space can service multiple needs including recreation opportunities, floodplain management, riparian buffers, military buffers, wildlife habitat, and forestry and farmland protection; and learn how other communities approach open space protection.

Presentations from the following are available online:

  • Durham County Open Space Program
  • N.C. Cosatal Land Trust
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Agricultural development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund
  • Wildlife Conservation Land Program & Green Growth Tool Box
  • Forest Legacy Program
  • New Hanover County, Park Preserves
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
Coastal Government Grant Opportunities Workshop (2016)

Coastal Government Grant Opportunities Workshop (2016)

The Division hosted free Coastal Government Grant Workshops in Wilmington and Plymouth where grant opportunities to acquire land and make improvements to beach and waterfront access, parks, and boating facilities were discussed. The presentations from the workshop are available here.

The funding agencies represented at the workshop included: 

  • Public Beach and Waterfont Access Grant Program
  • Clean Water Management Trust Fund
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund
  • PARTF (Parks and Recreation Trust Fund)
  • Recreation Trails Program
  • BIG P (Boating Infrastrucutre Grant Program)
  • CRFL (Coastal Recreational Fishing License Grants Program)