Nature-based Stormwater Strategies to Reduce Flooding and Improve Water Quality in N.C.

The North Carolina Coastal Federation and The Pew Charitable Trusts are working to increase the use of Nature-based Stormwater Strategies statewide to reduce flooding and protect water quality. Nature-based Stormwater Strategy Action Plan Using a downspout extender, stormwater can be directed away from impervious surfaces to vegetated areas allowing stormwater infiltration. This is a simple…

Large-Scale Debris Cleanup

The Division of Coastal Management in partnership with the Coastal Federation has received $2M funding through the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Emergency Watershed Program to clean up marine debris and abandoned and derelict vessels that still litter the coast from Hurricane Florence. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has awarded the Coastal Federation $650,000 to…