Contact: Michele Walker, 919-733-2293, ext. 229
Public Meetings on N.C. National Estuarine Research Reserve Program Scheduled
RALEIGH– The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will hold two public meetings in April to receive comments on the operation and management of the North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve.
The federal agency is holding the meetings in conjunction with its periodic review of the North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve and its four sites: Currituck Banks on the Outer Banks, Rachel Carson near Beaufort, and Masonboro Island and Zeke’s Island near Wilmington.
Each meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The schedule follows:
April 21 – UNC-Wilmington, Center for Marine Science Auditorium, 5600 Marvin K. Moss Lane, Wilmington.
April 22 – NOAA/NCNERR Administration Building Auditorium, Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research, 101 Pivers Island Road, Beaufort.
Written comments may be sent to Kim Penn, NOAA/NOS/OCRM, 1305 East-West Highway, N/ORM7, Silver Spring, MD 20910, or to firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than May 8.
For additional information, contact N.C. National Estuarine Research Reserve manager Rebecca Ellin at (252) 838-0880.