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More than $7 million dollars in grant money will be used to restore and maintain forestlands in eight southeastern states from the Carolinas to Texas.  Jared Brumbaugh has more.

This week, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Services awarded North Carolina, three other states and two Caribbean nations 8 million dollars for coastal projects.  The North Carolina Coastal Federation received $35,000 to work with fisherman to create new oyster reefs from recycled crab pots.  Public Radio East’s Mac McKee has this.