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…

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…


We All Scream for … Oyster Ice Cream?

We like our oysters any way we can get them — steamed, fried, baked, in soups and stews or just pried open and dotted with Tabasco. But we were surprised to learn that an ice-cream maker in Wilmington turns our favorite bivalve into a creamy concoction. With sprinkles, we hope.


Low Impact Development Summit 2014

ADVANCING THE NEXT GENERATION OF STORMWATER MANAGEMENT March 26-27, 2014 Raleigh Convention Center On March 26-27, 2014 over 275 development professionals, stormwater managers, engineers, researchers, federal, state and local agency representatives and interested individuals gathered at the Raleigh Convention Center for the 2014 North Carolina Low Impact Development (LID) Summit. See List of Summit Participants. The…


Oyster Workshop Proceedings 2014

N.C. Oysters: A Workshop to Chart Future Restoration, Learning from the Past National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Beaufort Laboratory, Pivers Island March 12-13, 2014 On March 12-13, 2014 over sixty state and federal government, academic, private and non-profit professionals met at the NOAA- Beaufort Laboratory on Pivers Island to assess the existing body of North Carolina’s oyster…