Rich Inlet

Latest update: In November 2017, Figure Eight Island homeowners rejected funding a proposed terminal groin at the north end of the island near Rich Inlet, adding another roadblock to the Figure Eight Island Homeowners’ Association plan for a terminal groin. This proposed terminal groin was already in jeopardy, as several homeowners stated they would not…

Coastal Cleanups

The North Carolina Coastal Federation seeks to involve the community in collecting marine debris to protect our local wildlife and salt marshes. This helps protect local wildlife, salt marshes and marine life. Our cleanups would not be possible without the help of our wonderful volunteers. Every year, we host community organizations, volunteers, school and college…

Holden Beach Public Forum

Presentations from April’s Public Forum On April 29, 2016, the federation, the Holden Beach Property Owners Association and the Southern Environmental Law Center hosted a public forum on terminal groins. Experts gave their perspectives on the geological and fiscal impact of a terminal groin at Holden Beach. Below are the videos from the presentation, as…

Teaching the Teachers

Our educators occasionally conduct professional development trainings for formal K-12 classroom teachers. Public school teacher training programs serve as opportunities for enriched learning and reinforcement of crucial lessons. The Coastal Federation’s educators are experts in teaching about watersheds and the importance of the estuary through hands-on techniques. Working jointly with the N.C. Center for the…