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News Release Archives: November 2019
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Release: Immediate
Contact: Patricia Smith
Date: Nov. 26, 2019
Phone: 252-726-7021

MEDIA ADVISORY: Habitat and Water Quality Advisory Committee to meet

MOREHEAD CITY — The Habitat and Water Quality Advisory Committee to the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission will meet at 1 p.m. Dec. 11 at the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources Washington Regional Office, 943 Washington Square Mall, Washington.

The committee is scheduled to provide input to the Marine Fisheries Commission on an issue regarding reclassification of certain Special Secondary Nursery Areas to Permanent Secondary Nursery Areas that originated from the 2015 Shrimp Fishery Management Plan Amendment 1.

The committee also will receive a presentation on a climate resiliency planning tool developed in support of the governor’s Executive Order 80 and a presentation on wastewater inflow and infiltration issues in coastal North Carolina.

A full agenda can be found here.

For more information, contact N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries staff Anne Deaton at 910-796-7311 or Katy West at 252-948-3884.

WHO: Habitat and Water Quality Advisory Committee
WHAT: Discussion on Reclassification of Special Secondary Nursery Areas to Permanent Secondary Nursery Areas
WHEN: Dec. 11 at 1 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. 25, 2019
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. Jan. 14 at the Topsail Beach Town Hall, 820 S. Anderson Blvd., Topsail Beach.

Coastal Roots Oyster Company (David Roughton, agent) has applied for a 0.76-acre bottom and water column lease in Green Channel, Richs Inlet.

Michael Conor MacNair has applied to expand his water column lease in the Seaside Areas, Topsail Sound by 3.17 acres. He has also applied for two water column amendments in the Seaside Areas, Topsail Sound, one for 4.88 acres and the other for 3.05 acres.

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

The public may comment on the proposed lease at the hearing or in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. Jan. 13 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 Lease in Pender County
WHEN: Jan. 14 at 6 p.m.
WHERE:
Topsail Beach Town Hall
820 S. Anderson Blvd., Topsail Beach

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Release: Immediate
Contact: Patricia Smith
Date: Nov. 25, 2019
Phone: 252-726-7021

MEDIA ADVISORY: Public hearing scheduled on
Carteret County shellfish lease proposals

MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Carteret County on Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries Central District Office, 5285 U.S. 70 West, Morehead City.

Joseph O. Taylor has applied for a 4.04-acre water column amendment in Nelson Bay.

Benjamin Davey has applied to lease 5.53 acres of shellfish bottom and water column in Pettiford Creek Bay.

Big Rock Oysters, LLC, (James Kyle Frey, agent), has applied to lease 0.94 acres of shellfish bottom in the Newport River.

Derris Warren has applied to lease 2.37 acres of shellfish bottom in the Newport River.

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. Jan. 6 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 Carteret County
WHEN: Jan. 7 at 6 p.m.
WHERE:
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries Central District Office
5285 U.S. 70 West, Morehead City

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