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Coastal Management News :: Releases :: April 13, 2012

Contact: Michele Walker, 919-707-8604

MEDIA ADVISORY: Three northern coastal reserve sites to hold advisory meetings in April

RALEIGH – Local Advisory Committees for the Currituck Banks component of the N. C. National Estuarine Research Reserve, Kitty Hawk Woods Coastal Reserve and Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve will meet April 23-24. The meetings are open to the public.

  • The Buxton Woods Local Advisory Committee will meet from 1-3 p.m. April 23 at the Buxton Fire Department, N.C. Highway 12, west of the Lighthouse Road intersection in Buxton.

  • The Currituck Banks Local Advisory Committee will meet from 9:30-11:30 a.m. April 24 at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, Currituck Heritage Park, 1160 Village Lane, Corolla.

  • The Kitty Hawk Woods Local Advisory Committee will meet from 3-5 p.m. April 24 at the Kitty Hawk Town Hall, 101 Veterans Memorial Drive, Kitty Hawk.

The committees consist of local residents, partners and leaders who provide the state Division of Coastal Management’s Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve staff with guidance and feedback regarding 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.

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Last Modified: April 13, 2012

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