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About APNEP


APNEP collaborates with diverse partners to identify, protect, and restore the significant resources of the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system.

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News & Events

View APNEP's media page for press releases, upcoming meetings and events, and visit calendar links for other regional agencies and organizations.

Implementation Action Teams

View list of APNEP's Implementation Action Teams for links to meeting dates and materials.

Soundings Blog

View our archive of blog posts highlighting our work and the work of our partners in the Albemarle-Pamlico region.

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Sound Reflections:
Celebrating APNEP's 30th Anniversary

Telling the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership Story

The United States Congress designated the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system an "estuary of national significance" in 1987. That same year, the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study (APES) was among the first of 28 National Estuary Programs established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through amendments to the Clean Water Act. To help commemorate our 30th Anniversary, we are highlighting the history of APNEP by featuring our partners - past and present - throughout 2017. 

Sound Reflections with Mayor Brian Roth

Mayor, Town of Plymouth, North Carolina, 2001 - Present

APNEP Service: Citizen's Advisory Committee, 2009 - 2012 

 

 A replica of the Roanoke River Lighthouse on the waterfront of Plymouth.

August 29th, 2017 -- "Our outlook basically mirrors the tenets of APNEP itself. We're really looking to partner with nature, if you will. Partner with nature so people can enjoy that resource and it has a positive impact on our local economy as well. That's why it’s important that APNEP is successful in protecting the environment."

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Sound Reflections Archive

 

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Video filmed and edited by: Katia Griffin-Jakymec, APNEP

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Soundings Blog

A fresh take on the Albemarle-Pamlico region's salty affairs

Taking Nature's Pulse

How the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative Selects Ecosystem Indicators for the Southeast

By: Hilary Morris, South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative.

 
September 11th, 2017 -- The South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) is a partnership committed to sustaining natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. The mission of the cooperative focuses on the Conservation Blueprint, a living spatial plan that prioritizes opportunities for shared conservation action across the region. We knew that designing and evaluating a shared blueprint for regional conservation priorities would require specific measures of success, and so selecting a suite of ecosystem indicators to represent both the cultural and natural resource components of ecosystem integrity was one of the South Atlantic LCC’s first major undertakings... 
 

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Estuaries of National Significance

APNEP is part of the National Estuary Program (NEP), an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) place-based program to protect and restore the water quality and ecological integrity of estuaries of national significance. 

· EPA's National Estuary Program (NEP)

· Association of National Estuary Programs (ANEP)

 
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