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News Release Archives: November 2018
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Release: Immediate
Contact: Patricia Smith
Date: Nov. 27, 2018
Phone: 252-726-7021

MEDIA ADVISORY: Public hearing scheduled on
proposed shellfish leases in Pender County

MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Pender County at 6 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Surf City Visitor’s Center, 102 North Shore Drive, Surf City.
Thomas Cannon has applied for a 2.17-acre bottom and water column lease in Green Channel.

Salty Roots Oyster, LLC (William S. Burrell, agent) has applied for a 1.08-acre bottom and water column lease in Butler Creek.

Cape Fear Oyster Company, LLC (David Wortman, agent) has applied for a 0.84-acre bottom and water column lease in Butler Creek.

William Pridgen has applied for a 1.05-acre bottom lease in Long Point Channel.

A map of the proposed leases, with corresponding coordinates and lease numbers, can be found here.

The public may comment on the proposed leases at the hearing or in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. Dec. 3 and should be submitted to the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, Shellfish Leases, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557.

The application file and biologist report for the proposed leases are available for inspection during office hours at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Headquarters Office at 3441 Arendell St. in Morehead City.

For more information, contact Michael Graven, with the division’s Habitat and Enhancement Section, at 252-808-8061 or Michael.Graven@ncdenr.gov.

WHO: N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
WHAT: Public Hearing on Proposed Shellfish Leases in Pender County
WHEN: Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.
WHERE:
Surf City Visitor’s Center
102 North Shore Drive
Surf City
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Release: Immediate
Contact: Patricia Smith
Date: Nov. 27, 2018
Phone: 252-726-7021

MEDIA ADVISORY: Public hearing scheduled on
proposed shellfish leases in Pender County

MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Pender County at 6 p.m. Nov. 28, 2018 at the Surf City Visitor’s Center, 102 North Shore Drive, Surf City.
Middle Sound Mariculture, LLC, James Hargrove (Agent) has applied for a 1.12-acre bottom and water column lease in Banks Channel.

Falling Tide Farms, LLC, Keith Walls (Agent) has applied for two leases in Banks Channel, one a 0.62-acre bottom and water column lease and the other a 0.89-acre lease.

A map of the proposed leases, with corresponding coordinates and lease numbers, can be found here

The public may comment on the proposed leases at the hearing or in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. Nov. 27 and should be submitted to the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, Shellfish Leases, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557.

The application file and biologist report for the proposed leases are available for inspection during office hours at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Headquarters Office at 3441 Arendell St. in Morehead City.

For more information, contact Michael Graven, with the division’s Habitat and Enhancement Section, at 252-808-8061 or Michael.Graven@ncdenr.gov

WHO: N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
WHAT: Public Hearing on Proposed Shellfish Leases in Pender County
WHEN: Nov. 28 at 6 p.m.
WHERE:
Surf City Visitor’s Center
102 North Shore Drive
Surf City
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Release: Immediate
Contact: Patricia Smith
Date: Nov. 26, 2018
Phone: 252-726-7021

MEDIA ADVISORY: Blue Crab Fishery
Management Plan Advisory Committee to meet

MOREHEAD CITY — The Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Washington Regional Office, 943 Washington Square Mall, Washington.

The committee is meeting to continue assisting the Division of Marine Fisheries with development of Amendment 3 to the Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan. Agenda items include reviewing a draft section of the plan amendment and issue papers pertaining to sustainable harvest and additional stock protection measures. The purpose of these draft issue papers is to solicit input from the public and the advisory committee; therefore, they are subject to change.

A full meeting agenda can be found here .

For more information, contact Jason Rock at Jason.Rock@ncdenr.gov or 252-946-6481 or 252-808-8091 or Corrin Flora at Corrin.Flora@ncdenr.gov or 252-264-3911.

WHO: Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee
WHAT: Development of Amendment 3 to the Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan
WHEN: Dec. 6 at 6 p.m.
WHERE:
N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Washington regional office
943 Washington Square Mall
Washington
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Release: Immediate
Contact: Patricia Smith
Date: Nov. 26, 2018
Phone: 252-726-7021

MEDIA ADVISORY: Southern Flounder Fishery
Management Plan Advisory Committee to meet 

MOREHEAD CITY — The Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Washington regional office, 943 Washington Square Mall, Washington.

The committee is assisting the Division of Marine Fisheries with development of Amendment 2 to the Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan. Agenda items include presentations on the updated stock assessment and draft sections of the plan. The committee is also scheduled to approve the draft goal and objectives for the amendment6 and set its 2019 meeting schedule.

A full meeting agenda can be found here .

For more information, contact Mike Loeffler at Michael.Loeffler@ncdenr.gov or 252-264-3911 or Anne Markwith at Anne.Markwith@ncdenr.gov or 910-796-7292.

WHO: Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee
WHAT: Development of Amendment 2 to the Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan
WHEN: Nov. 28 at 6 p.m.
WHERE:
N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Washington regional office
943 Washington Square Mall
Washington

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