oysters http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (09/13/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-091313 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, we speak to an eastern North Carolina based scientist who is part of a research project aimed at changing federal regulations surrounding the harvest of oysters in our state. And, a new state park in Cumberland County opened this week on land that used to be owned by a member of the Rockefeller family.&nbsp; We talk to the park superintendent about the park’s history and how it will be used.&nbsp; Those stories and more, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; And Saturday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East, News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:33:55 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 22995 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (09/13/13) Shellfish Closure Following Hurricane Sandy http://publicradioeast.org/post/shellfish-closure-following-hurricane-sandy <p><span><span class="sr-tease"><span>Storm water runoff from Hurricane Sandy has stopped oyster and other shellfish harvesting across coastal North Carolina.</span></span></span></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:53:32 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 6996 at http://publicradioeast.org