A New Year at the Coast

It’s the start of a new year with new opportunities to improve the health of our beautiful coast! As you’ll read below, we are proud of last year’s accomplishments and have developed a set of ambitious goals for our work in 2024.

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New Horizons for the Federation

As 2023  winds down, I find myself reflecting on not only this year but the last 41. As you may have heard, I will be stepping into a new role at the Federation in 2024, and the highly capable Dr. Braxton Davis will be stepping in as Executive Director. 

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Spring in Full Swing

Resilient Coasts for Future Roasts It’s not too late to register and join us at N.C. Oyster Summit: Resilient Coasts, Future Roasts in Raleigh on May 9 & 10th. This…

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Surf City Living Shoreline © Alan Cradick

Surf City Living Shoreline

The Coastal Federation partnered with the Town of Surf City to install a 215-foot living shoreline designed and fabricated by Sandbar Oyster Company. This living shoreline is made from interlocking frames, together called the Oyster Catcher Substrate™ system, providing a tidal reef structure to optimize oyster growth. 

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