North Carolina Coastal Federation http://publicradioeast.org en 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 Oyster Shellabration http://publicradioeast.org/post/oyster-shellabration <p>Public Radio East is a media sponsor for this weekend's first ever Oyster Shellabration in downtown Swansboro.&nbsp; The event includes an old-fashioned oyster roast, live music, and educational activities that show&nbsp; the importance of protecting coastal habitats.&nbsp; This week, Public Radio East's Jared Brumbaugh spoke with coastal scientists Dr. Lexia Weaver about the event and the organization's mission to preserve aquatic ecosystems in eastern North Carolina.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:54:08 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 35379 at http://publicradioeast.org 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