habitat http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (05/09/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-050914 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week, local researchers embarked on a 10-day mission off the coast of North Carolina to map the ocean floor.&nbsp; The new data may reveal areas where offshore wind energy development could occur with minimal impacts to sensitive fish habitats and ocean resources.&nbsp; We’ll have more on the research project, this week on the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 21:55:22 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 40821 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/09/14) Living Shorelines http://publicradioeast.org/post/living-shorelines <p>Protecting shorelines with natural, vegetative barriers is not only better for the ecosystem, it’s a more effective means of slowing shoreline erosion.&nbsp; We speak to a local researcher about her work with “living shorelines.”</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:14:18 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 39823 at http://publicradioeast.org Living Shorelines NC Coastal Federation Receives Federal Grant For Coastal Project http://publicradioeast.org/post/nc-coastal-federation-receives-federal-grant-coastal-project <p>This week, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Services awarded North Carolina, three other states and two Caribbean nations 8 million dollars for coastal projects.&nbsp; The North Carolina Coastal Federation received $35,000 to work with fisherman to create new oyster reefs from recycled crab pots.&nbsp; Public Radio East’s Mac McKee has this.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:09:30 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 26274 at http://publicradioeast.org Cycling For The Coast Fundraiser http://publicradioeast.org/post/cycling-coast-fundraiser <p></p><p>As we head into a cooler weekend, cyclists of all stamina levels are hoping the great weather holds out for the 2013 Cycling for the Coast fundraiser. Public Radio East is a proud media sponsor for the North Carolina Coastal Federation's latest fundraiser.&nbsp; Today, Public Radio East's Mac McKee speaks with Federation spokesperson Sarah Phillips about the many ways you can take part in helping promote education and issues important to eastern North Carolina's delicate coastal habitat.</p><p></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:50:33 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 23417 at http://publicradioeast.org Cycling For The Coast Fundraiser Fees From NC Recreational Fishing Licenses Fund Fisheries Projects http://publicradioeast.org/post/fees-nc-recreational-fishing-licenses-fund-fisheries-projects <p>The sales of recreational fishing licenses pay for more than you think. &nbsp;Jared Brumbaugh reports.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:26:09 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 19079 at http://publicradioeast.org Fees From NC Recreational Fishing Licenses Fund Fisheries Projects The Down East Journal (05/10/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-051013 <p></p><p>This week on the Down East Journal, the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced they’re implementing an initiative to expedite disability compensation claims for Veterans who have waited a year or more.&nbsp; And, a project to help restore declining fish populations is underway along the Cape Fear River.&nbsp; We’ll explain how crushed granite will be the basis for a new fish habitat.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 13:59:22 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 13922 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/10/13) Non-Profit Group Creating Fish Habitat for the Cape Fear River http://publicradioeast.org/post/non-profit-group-creating-fish-habitat-cape-fear-river <p>A project to help restore declining fish populations is underway along the Cape Fear River.&nbsp; We’ll explain how crushed granite will be the basis for a new fish habitat.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 22:00:41 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 13750 at http://publicradioeast.org Non-Profit Group Creating Fish Habitat for the Cape Fear River