APNEP Press Kit
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APNEP Press Releases and Media Advisories
|Nov. 16, 2012 || |
Estuary program celebrates 25 years, new beginnings
RALEIGH – An environmental program is celebrating its 25th birthday with a new name and changes that will enable better management of a key coastal estuary in Virginia and North Carolina.
|Apr. 26, 2012 || |
Partnership engages coastal high school students in blue crab research
RALEIGH – High school students from Morehead City and Swan Quarter will soon be working alongside Duke University researchers to study blue crab behavior and its implications for the endangered whooping crane.
|Jan. 5, 2012 || |
New environmental restoration projects announced for Albemarle-Pamlico region
RALEIGH – The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Program announced grant awards totaling $136,141 today for three projects aimed at improving the Albemarle-Pamlico ecosystem, which covers parts of northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia.
|Sept. 21, 2011 || |
Grants available for environmental restoration projects in N.C., Va. estuary
RALEIGH – The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Program, or APNEP, is offering $150,000 in grant money for projects that restore the estuarine ecosystem that spans parts of North Carolina and Virginia.
|Sept. 13, 2011 || |
Planning support offered to coastal utilities recovering from Hurricane Irene
RALEIGH – State and federal agencies are seeking to help coastal water utilities prepare for sea level rise and future storms such as Hurricane Irene.
|Sept. 12, 2011 || |
State, federal agencies produce map to protect fishing industry and the environment
RALEIGH – State and federal partners have produced the first map of an underwater fish habitat in an effort to better protect the fishing industries and coastal environments in North Carolina and Virginia.
|Mar. 25, 2011 || |
Albemarle-Pamlico estuary named one of “America’s Great Waters”
RALEIGH – The Albemarle-Pamlico estuary, which covers parts of North Carolina and Virginia, has been selected as one of “America’s Great Waters” by the National Wildlife Federation’s Great Waters Coalition.
|Feb. 8, 2011 || |
Grants awarded for estuary awareness campaigns
RALEIGH – The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Program announced grant awards today for three campaigns to raise awareness about environmental issues in the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine region, which covers parts of northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia.
|Jan. 10, 2011 || |
Four new conservation projects funded in the Albemarle-Pamlico estuary region
RALEIGH – Staff with the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Program announced grant awards today for four projects aimed at improving water quality in the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine region, which covers parts of northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia.
|Dec. 2, 2010 || |
Proposals for estuary education campaigns sought by Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Program
RALEIGH – The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Program is seeking proposals for innovative education and outreach campaigns that address coastal environmental issues in one of the nation’s richest estuarine systems.
|Nov. 15, 2010 || |
Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Program seeks grant applications
RALEIGH – The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Program is soliciting proposals for projects that would protect the environment in a coastal region considered one of the nation’s most biologically diverse and productive.