Get Involved

We can preserve the coast for current and future generations.

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is a member-supported nonprofit organization committed to protecting and restoring our coast. We engage and educate people from all walks of life knowing together, we can preserve the coast for current and future generations. Learn how you can get involved.

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Attend an Event


Volunteers are the key to our success in protecting and restoring the North Carolina coast. As a volunteer, you can meet new people, learn new skills and have fun!

Guests enjoy a sunset on Bogue Sound at a Federation reception.

Become a Member

Your membership ensures clean, safe and open coastal waters for boating, swimming and fishing, strengthens the coastal economy while protecting the ecosystem and inspires community action to protect the coast for future generations.

Get a Specialty NC License Plate

Show Your Support

Hit the road with a Coastal Federation specialty license plate. Your purchase of this beautiful plate supports our work to protect N.C.’s spectacular coast.

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Become a Southeast Coastal Ambassador

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 Coastal Federation’s work and projects.

Join the Conversation

Social media is the quickest way to let our members and your friends and family know about breaking news, important issues and volunteer opportunities. Help us spread the word and make a difference.