MEDIA ADVISORY: Four coastal reserve sites to hold Local Advisory Committee meetings in April

Raleigh

Local Advisory Committees for four coastal reserves will meet in April. The meetings are open to the public.

  • The Bird Island Reserve Local Advisory Committee will meet at 1 p.m. April 18 at the UNC Wilmington Center for Marine Science, Habitat Conference Room, 5600 Marvin Moss Lane in Wilmington.

  • The Bald Head Woods Reserve Local Advisory Committee will meet at 10 a.m. April 25 at the Bald Head Island Conservancy Auditorium, 700 Federal Rd. in Bald Head Island.

  • The Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve Local Advisory Committee will meet at 10 a.m. April 25 at the Town of Kitty Hawk Board Room, 101 Veterans Drive in Kitty Hawk.

  • The Buxton Woods Reserve Local Advisory Committee will meet at 1 p.m. April 27 at the Buxton Fire Hall, 48103 N.C. Highway 12 in Buxton.

The committees consist of local residents, partners and leaders who provide the Division of Coastal Management’s Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve staff with guidance and feedback regarding management of the reserve sites.

The N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program protects natural areas for education, research and compatible recreation. Since its creation in 1989, the program has preserved more than 42,000 acres of unique coastal environments at 10 sites along the coast.

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