Dec. 1, 2009
Contact: Michele Walker, 919-733-2293, ext. 229
PUBLIC MEETINGS ON N.C NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE SCHEDULED
RALEIGH – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will hold two public meetings this month 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:
Dec. 8 – UNC-Wilmington, Center for Marine Science Auditorium, 5600 Marvin K. Moss Lane, Wilmington.
Dec. 9 – NOAA/NCNERR Administration Building Auditorium, Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research, 101 Pivers Island Road, Beaufort.
Written comments may be sent to Gregory Gervais, NOAA/NOS/OCRM, 1305 East-West Highway, N/ORM7, Silver Spring, MD 20910, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than Dec. 28.
For additional information, contact N.C. National Estuarine Research Reserve manager Rebecca Ellin at (252) 838-0880.