Birding Cruise

Casper's Marina 301 South Water Street, Swansboro, North Carolina, United States

Join local birding experts for an educational cruise on the White Oak River in Swansboro. The group will slowly cruise on a covered ferryboat through the estuaries in and around the White Oak River and Bogue Sound, including Huggins and Bear islands, looking for resident and migratory birds. Participants will meet at the Lady Swan…

Fall Litter Clean-up with the Town of Manteo

Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, Creef Boathouse 104 Fernando Street, Manteo, NC, United States

The Coastal Federation will join forces with the Town of Manteo for a volunteer event to pick up trash and debris along the Manteo Waterfront, and we hope you will join us in our efforts. Volunteers are invited to gather at the Creef Boathouse at 8:45 a.m. for coffee and donuts. Be sure to wear…

SECU Foundation Check Presentation Ceremony

Carteret Community College’s Bryant Student Center, Room 3209 3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City, North Carolina, United States

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is celebrating a new project supported by the N.C. State Employees Credit Union Foundation to improve coastal resilience in five communities. Join us for a check presentation ceremony at 11:00 am on Dec 1 at Carteret Community College’s Bryant Student Center, Room 3209. Representatives from Carteret Community College, N.C. State…

N.C. Fest at Backstreet Pub

Join us for a night of fun and oysters at N.C. Fest in Beaufort! The Backstreet Pub is hosting an oyster roast to benefit the North Carolina Coastal Federation. Oysters are free, and donations can be made at the Federation’s education table. Hope to see you there so we can celebrate the coast together!

Birding Cruise

Casper's Marina 301 South Water Street, Swansboro, North Carolina, United States

Join local birding experts for an educational cruise on the White Oak River in Swansboro. The group will slowly cruise on a covered ferryboat through the estuaries in and around the White Oak River and Bogue Sound, including Huggins and Bear islands, looking for resident and migratory birds. Participants will meet at the Lady Swan…

Southeast Holiday Oyster Roast Potluck

You are invited to join us for a fun Holiday Oyster Roast Potluck in celebration of the Southeast Coastal Ambassadors and volunteers. This is our small way to show our appreciation and gratitude for all the amazing work you’ve helped us accomplish this year. As we reflect back on this year, we cannot ignore all…

Wine & Brine

Southern Salt Seafood Company and Waterfront Restaurant 701 Evans Street, Morehead City, North Carolina, United States

Presented by the NC Seafood Festival and the NC Coastal Federation, this event celebrates the North Carolina Oyster Trail, a grassroots initiative whose mission is to provide oyster tourism experiences that will help sustain and grow N.C. oyster supply and demand, resulting in economic, environmental, and social benefits to the state’s seafood industry and coastal communities. Wine & Brine will take place…

FrogWatch USA: Start of Season Social

Fred and Alice Stanback Coastal Education Center 309 W. Salisbury St., Wrightsville Beach, NC, United States

Did you know frogs are considered “indicator species?” Their presence implies that a wetland is healthy. Wetlands provide habitat for thousands of species of aquatic and terrestrial plants and animals. Wetlands are valuable for flood protection, water quality improvement, shoreline erosion control, and so much more.  FrogWatch USA volunteers are invited to celebrate the start…

Ask an Advocate

Do you have questions about local advocacy campaigns or coastal management issues? Join us for an engaging and informative coffee chat with Kerri Allen, the North Carolina Coastal Federation's Coastal Management Program Director. Gain insights into coastal management strategies, discuss pressing local and state issues, and get answers to your questions in a casual and…

Southeast Coastal Ambassador Meeting

Fred and Alice Stanback Coastal Education Center 309 W. Salisbury St., Wrightsville Beach, NC, United States

The Southeast Coastal Ambassadors are a special group of volunteers, located within the southeast region of our coast, that are actively engaged and educated in the North Carolina Coastal Federation’s work and projects. Ambassadors serve as representatives of the Federation at festivals, programs, outreach events, restoration projects, and more. Ambassadors have the flexibility to participate in events…

Hatteras Island Oyster Roast

Join the North Carolina Coastal Federation for a laid-back oyster roast at Oden’s Dock in Hatteras Village on Saturday, February 3, from 1- 4 p.m. An oyster roast for the coast!   The event will feature fresh oysters, clam chowder, cornbread, and other refreshments. Be sure to save room for homemade dessert from the bake sale.…

Shoreline Cleanup at Hoop Pole Creek

Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail 1010 W Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, United States

Help us protect coastal wildlife and habitats at Hope Pole Creek Nature Trail.  Volunteers will help to remove assorted trash and debris items, as well as trim trees and bushes along the trail. The entire event will take place outdoors, so please dress accordingly. Closed-toed shoes are required, and sturdy shoes for walking in wet…

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