MEDIA ADVISORY: Northern coastal reserve sites to hold Local Advisory Committee meetings in May

RALEIGH

Local Advisory Committees for the Kitty Hawk Woods and Buxton Woods Coastal Reserves and the Currituck Banks component of the National Estuarine Research Reserve will meet in May. The meetings are open to the public.

  • The Buxton Woods Local Advisory Committee will meet at 1 p.m. May 9 at the Buxton Fire Department, Highway 12, West of the Lighthouse Road intersection, Buxton.
  • The Kitty Hawk Woods Local Advisory Committee will meet at 10 a.m. May 10 at the Kitty Hawk Town Hall, 101 Veterans Memorial Drive, Kitty Hawk.
  • The Currituck Banks Local Advisory Committee will meet at 1 p.m. May 12 at the Corolla Public Library, 1123 Ocean Trail, Corolla.

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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