Juntos

What’s it About One of our former northeast office interns, Daniel Salazar, is a busy man. In addition to attending school and working full time, he spent one day a week providing valuable outreach for the federation to Latinos. Daniel connected us with a youth group named Juntos. Juntos means “Together” in Spanish. The group…

Springer’s Point Living Shoreline

Beginning in 2012, the North Carolina Coastal Federation partnered with the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust to restore a portion of the shoreline at the Springer’s Point Nature Preserve on Ocracoke Island. Building a new sill of bagged oyster shells along the eroding edge of the shoreline, maintaining the existing rip-rap structure and adding more…

Restoring Hydrology and Water Quality in Hyde County

 Mattamuskeet Drainage District The 42,500-acre Mattamuskeet Drainage District (approximately 64 square miles) in Hyde County is one of the largest drainage districts in North Carolina. It has been the focus of wetland and hydrologic restoration efforts for the federation since 2003. A series of projects has been designed and implemented with the primary goal of…

Hoop Pole Creek Preserve

Step back in time when you visit the North Carolina Coastal Federation’s Hoop Pole Creek preserve in the middle of Atlantic Beach. Known as the “central park” of this resort town, this preserved 31-acre maritime forest is about one percent of the town and about all that’s left of its natural environment outside the borders…