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Abandoned & Derelict Vessel Clean-Up Workshop: Limited-Time Opportunities for Vessel Removal in Coastal Communities - Washington

Event Description

Registration is required. 

Checkin starts at 9:00 am. 

These limited-time opportunities apply to: coastal towns and cities with existing abandoned vessel ordinances and the 20 coastal counties that have or are considering passing an abandoned vessel ordinance per S.L. 2015-241 (Secs. 14.6.(n) & (o)). Please note: authorization from the General Assembly is required for towns and cities to pass abandoned vessels laws. Questions about whether you could benefit from the workshop? Contact Paula Gillikin at or 252-838-0886.

Workshop Objectives – Participants will learn about:

  • The status of local and State-level efforts to address abandoned and derelict vessels;
  • Limited-time opportunities for abandoned and derelict vessel removal, including those generated by Hurricane Florence;
  • Community eligibility to participate in upcoming state vessel removal efforts; and
  • Successes and challenges associated with managing derelict and abandoned vessels.

Continuing education credits: AICP will receive 3 CMs for participation

Workshops are co-sponsered by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality,  North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, and North Carolina Coastal Federation.

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