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

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 paula.gillikin@ncdenr.gov 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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