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Our mission is to identify, protect, and restore the significant resources of the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system.

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Soundings

A fresh take on the region's salty affairs 

Marsh Madness

By: Jim Hawhee & Marie English, APNEP
March 16, 2015

Marsh Madness bracket

Download your bracket

In North Carolina and Virginia we love basketball almost as much as we love the sounds. Since everyone seems to be an amateur bracketologist, we’re providing one more bracket to complete this March.

During Marsh Madness we’ll highlight the most iconic species of our sounds on Facebook and Twitter. Sixteen species will face off in an old-fashioned popularity contest.

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Partner Reels

Hooking the region's best video clips 

What makes an oyster reef restoration effort successful? Why do we even care about restoring these habitats? Researchers from UNC's Institute of Marine Sciences address these questions in this video highlighting one of NC's greatest natural resources. Due to the pressures of overfishing, poor water quality, and disease, oyster populations in NC have declined considerably. Watch this video to learn more about research on successfully restoring oyster reefs in the Albemarle-Pamlico estuary.

 

 

Echoes

News and information from the Albemarle-Pamlico region and beyond
more information/disclaimer 

10 things to do when visiting the Outer Banks
4/17/15 3:50 PM
In air, on land, at sea.  Naturally, plenty of amazing outdoor experiences and tourist attractions are available on the Outer Banks.
Closing of wastewater plant allows waters to reopen
Conference addresses NC coastal issues
Company plans marina project at Jarrett Bay
Access groups make proposals to NPS
Saltwater licenses make concrete contribution
'Oyster Summit' paying dividends
A bridge to somewhere
Marine Science Academy deadline

 

AP Map

Explore the Albemarle-Pamlico watershed

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Have an idea?

APNEP can help get your environmental initiative off the ground, whether it is related to restoration, science, education, engagement, or policy. The first steps? Take a look at our CCMP and learn about our program, approach, and priorities. Then, contact a staff member to discuss ways that APNEP and its partners can support your efforts.

 
 

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