10 coastal stewards honored at the 2019 Pelican Awards

On Saturday, Aug. 3, the 2019 Pelican Award recipients were honored at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City for their outstanding contributions to protecting the North Carolina coast. Joe Ramus, president of the federation’s board of directors, served as the Master of Ceremonies and welcomed a sold-out crowd of 500 to the awards…

Meet the 2017 Coastal Restoration and Policy interns

Ana Zivanovic-Nenadovic, senior policy analyst and internship coordinator, with the 2017 Coastal Policy and Restoration interns after graduation at the Pelican Awards. From left: Lakshya Dhar, Summer Rich, Morgan Rudd, Marygrace Rowe, Mackenzie Taggart and Jackie McGarry. This summer’s Coastal Policy and Restoration Interns each worked on their own project while balancing restoration workdays and…

Our Coast 2016 Member Profile: Joey Hester

In this issue, we chat with North Carolina Coastal Federation member, Joey Hester, a former intern in our central office and current non-point source planning coordinator for the N.C. Division of Soil and Water Conservation. Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m from Rocky Mount and spent most of my childhood hunting and fishing, so…