Education intern Daniel Salazar, leads a student session at Manteo Middle School using the stormwater model demonstration.

Back in the Classrooms

With the start of a new school year, the federation is back at work leading outreach lessons and activities in local classrooms. The federation has many longstanding partnerships in these school systems, sometimes working with the same teachers for five years or more. This means that even though the seats are now filled with a…

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The N.C. Coastal Federation educates teachers as well as students. This group of teachers participated in a science-based seminar at the N.C. Center for the Advancement of Teaching on Ocracoke Island.

Teachers Are Students Too

In keeping with one of the federation’s goals to educate people in “all walks of life,” our educators conduct professional development trainings for local K-12 classroom teachers as well as students. This ensures we have motivated and engaged professionals helping us to protect and restore our coast and also to spread our message of stewardship…

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Eighth grader from Jones Middle School joined the N.C. Coastal Federation on a trip to Bear Island.

Exploring the Coast as an 8th Grader

Eighth graders from Jones Middle School joined the N.C. Coastal Federation on a trip to Bear Island. For many, it was their first time at Hammocks Beach State Park. As students filed onto the ferry boat, they were full of excitement and curiosity about the day ahead. On the island, they learned about barrier island…

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