Living Shorelines Permitting

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is focused on providing waterfront property owners with better, more environmentally beneficial alternatives for dealing with problem estuarine shoreline erosion. Our efforts are aimed at: Demonstrating the usefulness and effectiveness of living shoreline methods, Reforming counterproductive regulations that discourage property owners from selecting the most practical and cost-effective erosion control…

50 Million Oyster Initiative

By the numbers 140 Million Oysters Restored: 43 acres of oyster reef habitat Filtered: 7 billion gallons of water daily Supported: Millions of fish and wildlife The Restoration ContinuesYou can support even more oyster restoration by supporting Adopt an Oyster. Adopt an Oyster From 2017 to 2020, the federation and partners worked to build acres…

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…