N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Permeable Parking Project

The Washington Baum Boating Access Area on Roanoke Island in Dare County now includes 6,903 square feet of permeable parking that allows rainwater to soak into the ground instead of flowing into Roanoake Sound. The Dare County Tourism Board funded the project that is part of an ongoing partnership between the Coastal Federation and N.C.…

Beaufort Watershed Restoration

The Beaufort Stormwater Advisory Committee collaborated with the North Carolina Coastal Federation, UNC Wilmington and Eastern Carolina Council to develop a watershed restoration plan to steer stormwater reduction efforts and lead implementation strategies to reduce polluted runoff and flooding in the town. Members of the Beaufort Stormwater Advisory Committee include the Coastal Federation, the Eastern…

Large Scale Wetland Restoration (NRCS)

Wetlands are replacing ditched and drained lands in several large-scale restoration projects being completed by the Natural Resources Conservation Service in coastal plain counties. Since 2017, the Coastal Federation has been working with the federal agency to assist in the survey, design and construction oversight at several of their coastal wetland restoration projects. Some of…

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. NBSS Press ConferenceMarch 3rd, 2021Press Packet Action Plan for Nature-based Stormwater Strategies: Promoting Natural Designs that Reduce Flooding and Improve Water Quality. Nature-based Stormwater Strategy Action Plan…