Contact: Michele Walker, 919-733-2293, ext. 229
MEDIA ADVISORY: MASONBORO ISLAND LOCAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO MEET SEPT. 17
WHAT: Local Advisory Committee Meeting for the Masonboro Island Coastal Reserve
WHEN: 6 p.m. Sept. 17
WHERE: Habitat Room, UNC Center for Marine Science, 5600 Marvin Moss Lane, Wilmington
RALEIGH – The advisory committee for the Masonboro Island component of the N. C. National Estuarine Research Reserve will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Habitat Room of the UNC Center for Marine Science. The meeting is open to the public. The committee of local residents, partners and leaders provides the N.C. Coastal Reserve staff with guidance and feedback regarding management of the reserve. Masonboro Island is one of 10 components in the N.C. Coastal Reserve, which protects coastal lands and marshes for research, education and compatible traditional uses.