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Trawlers docked in Harkers Island
APNEP’s work to protect and restore North Carolina’s sounds improves the environment, human health, and the quality of life for our citizens and visitors. But did you know that APNEP also works to promote economic opportunity?
Nowhere is this philosophy more evident than APNEP’s support for North Carolina Catch.
NC Catch supports local seafood marketing initiatives throughout the state. Founded in 2012, the organization serves as an umbrella nonprofit organization for four local catch groups along the coast: Carteret Catch, Ocracoke Fresh, Brunswick Catch, and Outer Banks Catch.
Hooking the region's best video clips
In 2011 researchers from the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences tested the experimental reuse of crab pots to create new oyster habitat. The project was funded in part by a grant from APNEP.
News and information from the Albemarle-Pamlico region and beyond
Editorial: Coast's wild horse herd deserves protection
8/27/14 9:16 AMAs coastal wild horses live their untamed lives, they face challenges to their very existence. It’s time for our lawmakers to take action to preserve these natural wonders.
Va. Governor asks state agencies to cut 5% from budget
8/27/14 9:16 AMRICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Governor Terry McAuliffe is asking state agencies to cut five-percent this fiscal year, then seven percent the following year. It's all to make up for a $880 million shortfall.
Popular Hatteras fishing spot reopens to beach driving
8/27/14 9:16 AMThe National Park Service has reopened driving access to the fishing spot at Cape Point.
McAuliffe touts Va. ag resource management program
8/26/14 9:14 AMVirginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday joined Virginia agricultural and conservation leaders in endorsing and promoting the state’s new agricultural Resource Management Plan (RMP) program.
Tropical storm moving north, expected to miss the coast
8/26/14 9:13 AMMOREHEAD CITY —Tropical Storm Cristobal is strengthening a bit as it approaches the Atlantic coast, but fortunately it isn’t expected to make landfall.
McAuliffe affirms Virginia’s commitment to river, bay access
8/26/14 9:13 AMGovernor Terry McAuliffe today joined officials from the National Park Service and the Chesapeake Conservancy, as well as local and state partners, on the banks of the Potomac River at Caledon State Park in King George County to affirm Virginia’s commitment to increasing public access to rivers and the Chesapeake Bay.
Editorial- Message in a bottle: Work together
8/25/14 9:17 AMBusinesses and environmentalists still struggle over the extent of regulation, but one front here has been an impressive concurrence and a spectacular success: recycling.
Coastal primer: 'Critical Habitat'
8/25/14 9:17 AMFifty years from now the average annual number of loggerhead sea turtle nests should nearly triple on beaches from North Carolina to Georgia.
Agency accused of rewriting rules ‘behind closed doors’
8/25/14 9:16 AMAn unorthodox rewrite of some of North Carolina’s environmental rules has the Pamlico-Tar riverkeeper speaking out against the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
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