FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                      January 20, 2015

Contact: Becky Peter

Phone: 910.509.2838

Coastal Speaker Series Features the Latest on Coastal Issues Facing the Southeast N.C. coast

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH – What’s going on with terminal groins? Is offshore drilling still threatening our coast? What’s the status of groundwater in New Hanover County? What’s happening with Stop Titan? Join the Coastal Federation’s Southeast Coastal Advocate Mike Giles for an update on coastal issues in our area and ways you can get involved and make a difference.

Mike is a North Carolina native who has worked for the Coastal Federation since 2006. He studied Wildlife Management at N.C. State which included additional research and course work in coastal ecology. As an avid boater and fisher, Mike is a tireless advocate for public access to our coast. He brings years of experience as an open-space land manager for Durham County along with his work for the National Park Service and the Army Corps of Engineers and other natural resource agencies to his advocacy experience in the Southeast coastal counties.

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Join us for an interesting, informative and interactive session focusing on the most pressing challenges facing our coast and what actions we can take together to protect it.

Who: North Carolina Coastal Federation

What: Coastal Speaker Series: Coastal Issues Update

Where: 309 W. Salisbury St., Wrightsville Beach, NC, 28480

                  When: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2015. 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

                  Cost: FREE