Carteret Community College

Shoreline Restoration and Stormwater Runoff Reduction Along the shoreline at the Carteret Community College campus in Morehead City, a variety of living shoreline approaches were installed to demonstrate environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional shoreline stabilization methods. Project Updates: 2019 – Present The eastern portion of the shoreline at the College that was not protected by…

Wanchese Marine Industrial Park Living Shoreline Demonstration Project

The Wanchese Marine Industrial Park serves as a hub of fishing, seafood processing, boat building, eating and site seeing activity for the village of Wanchese. The Park borders the Roanoake and Pamlico Sounds. Along this perimeter, it boasts nearly a half mile of fringing coastal wetlands. This marsh helps to buffer and protect the industrial…

Living Shoreline Cost-Share for Homeowners

Living shorelines help control erosion and provide habitat for surrounding marine life. With assistance from various grant sources, the federation has had the opportunity to work alongside several homeowners to install living shorelines at private properties. Funding sources include the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, National Fish and Wildlife Service, N.C. Clean Water Management Trust Fund,…