Shallotte Inlet

BackgroundUpdatesHow You Can HelpContact UsBackground Update In August 2017, the Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of Audubon North Carolina, challenged the Corps’ approval of the terminal groin in court. Read more. Update The Army Corps of Engineers approved Ocean Isle Beach’s terminal groin on Feb. 27, 2017, and the town received a federal permit…

Rich Inlet

Latest update: In November 2017, Figure Eight Island homeowners rejected funding a proposed terminal groin at the north end of the island near Rich Inlet, adding another roadblock to the Figure Eight Island Homeowners’ Association plan for a terminal groin. This proposed terminal groin was already in jeopardy, as several homeowners stated they would not…

Sunset Beach

Island Residents Question Development Proposed for the Former Site of Mad Inlet Updates In 2018, the state budget appropriated $2.5 million to purchase the 35-acre tract of land for preservation. The property must first be appraised. It is unclear when the state plans to buy the land, but if the offer is accepted, the land…