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Trawlers docked in Harkers Island
APNEP’s work to protect and restore North Carolina’s sounds improves the environment, human health, and the quality of life for our citizens and visitors. But did you know that APNEP also works to promote economic opportunity?
Nowhere is this philosophy more evident than APNEP’s support for North Carolina Catch.
NC Catch supports local seafood marketing initiatives throughout the state. Founded in 2012, the organization serves as an umbrella nonprofit organization for four local catch groups along the coast: Carteret Catch, Ocracoke Fresh, Brunswick Catch, and Outer Banks Catch.
News and information from the Albemarle-Pamlico region and beyond
See a gator? State says leave it alone
7/24/14 9:25 AMThe N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding people that if you see an alligator, in most instances it is not necessary to do anything other than leave it alone.
CRC science panel begins work on update
7/24/14 9:24 AMMOREHEAD CITY — The work to update a 2010 report on sea level rise in North Carolina began this week.
Tine and Cook not ready to declare Mid-Currituck Bridge dead
7/24/14 9:13 AMWhile many have pronounced the much-delayed Mid-Currituck Bridge between the mainland and Corolla D.O.A., state Sen. Bill Cook and Rep. Paul Tine were more optimistic about the its long-term prospects.
Opinion: Why NC water-quality plans must include therapy
7/23/14 10:24 AMJordan Lake has always been impaired. As a reservoir built on low-lying, nutrient-rich farmland and filled with water that can take more than a year to traverse it, the lake has high nutrient levels and stagnant water that enable detrimental blue-green algae to dominate the beneficial algae at the base of the aquatic food web.
Speed was reason Arthur didn't cause more damage
7/23/14 10:24 AMIt was no Isabel, Irene or Sandy.
Panel meets to look at sea-level rise... again
7/23/14 10:24 AMThe panel responsible for studying sea-level rise along North Carolina's coast met Monday in New Bern.
New funding formula sinks road projects
7/23/14 10:23 AMCOINJOCK -- The Mid-Currituck Bridge came close to being built. Now, its fate is more in doubt than it has ever been.
Science brings clarity to shifting shores
7/23/14 10:22 AMEach and every day, waves move sand back and forth, onto and away from beaches. The thin ribbon of sandy barrier islands and beaches along America’s coastline shifts constantly, especially during hurricanes, nor’easters, and other extreme storms.
Sharks in the sound: researchers study aims to ease fears
7/22/14 4:45 PMBEAUFORT, N.C. - Millions of people enjoy North Carolina waters every year. But few of those people stop to think what they may be swimming with.
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