MEDIA ADVISORY: Public hearing scheduled on proposed shellfish lease in Hyde County

Morehead City, NC

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on a proposed shellfish lease in Hyde County at 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Hyde County Courthouse, 30 Oyster Creek Road, Swan Quarter.

Charles Van Salisbury has applied to lease 2.12 acres of water bottom and water column in Pamlico Sound.

A map of the proposed lease, with corresponding coordinates and lease number, can be found here.

The public may comment on the proposed leases at the meeting or in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. Aug. 21 and should be submitted to the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, Shellfish Leases, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557.

The application file and biologist report for the proposed leases are available for inspection during office hours at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Headquarters Office at 3441 Arendell St. in Morehead City. 

For more information, contact Michael Graven, with the division’s Habitat and Enhancement Section, at 252-808-8061 or Michael.Graven@ncdenr.gov.

 

WHO:

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries

WHAT:

Public Hearing on Proposed Shellfish Lease in Hyde County

WHEN:

Aug. 22 at 6 p.m.

WHERE:

Hyde County Courthouse

30 Oyster Creek Road

Swan Quarter