Six coastal reserve sites to hold local advisory committee meetings in April and May

Morehead City

Local advisory committees for six coastal reserves will meet in April and May.

The meetings are open to the public and scheduled as follows:

Zeke’s Island Reserve Local Advisory Committee

April 30 at 10 a.m.

Fort Fisher Recreation Area Education Room

1000 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach

Bird Island Reserve Local Advisory Committee

May 2 at 10 a.m.

Sunset Beach Town Hall

700 Sunset Blvd. North, Sunset Beach

 

Masonboro Island Reserve Local Advisory Committee

April 30 at 3 p.m.

UNC-Wilmington Center for Marine Science

Habitat Conference Room

5600 Marvin Moss Lane, Wilmington

Rachel Carson Reserve Local Advisory Committee

May 2 at 3 p.m.

NOAA Beaufort Lab

Administration Building

101 Pivers Island Road, Beaufort

 

Bald Head Woods Reserve Local Advisory Committee

May 1 at 10 a.m.

Bald Head Island Conservancy Auditorium

700 Federal Road, Bald Head Island

Permuda Island Reserve Local Advisory Committee

May 9 at 10 a.m.

Sneads Ferry Branch Library

1330 Highway 210, Sneads Ferry

 

The committees consist of citizens and representatives from community organizations, government agencies, and non-governmental partner organizations who provide the Division of Coastal Management’s Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve staff with guidance and feedback regarding program activities and management of the reserve sites.

The N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program protects natural areas for education, research and compatible traditional uses. Since its creation in 1989, the program has preserved more than 44,000 acres of unique coastal environments at 10 sites along the coast.
                                                                             

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