Oct. 28, 2010
Contact: Michele Walker, 919-733-2293, ext. 229
MEDIA ADVISORY: Three southern reserve sites to hold local advisory committee meetings in November
RALEIGH – The public is invited to attend meetings in November of the local advisory committees for the Zeke’s Island and Masonboro Island components of the N. C. National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Bald Head Island Coastal Reserve.
The meeting schedules are:
The committees consist of local residents, partners and leaders who provide the N.C. Division of Coastal Management’s Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve staff with guidance and feedback on the management of the reserve sites.
The N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program protects natural areas for education, research and compatible recreation. Since its creation in 1989, the program has preserved more than 41,000 acres of unique coastal environments at 10 sites on the coast.