- Published on Tuesday, 05 November 2013 19:52
- Written by Super User
RALEIGH, N.C. : November 4, 2013 - The Local Advisory Committees for the Zeke’s Island component of the N.C. National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Bird Island and Bald Head Woods coastal reserves will meet in November. The meetings are open to the public.
• The Zeke’s Island Local Advisory Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Nov. 12 in the classroom of the Fort Fisher Recreation Area, 1000 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach.
• The Bird Island Local Advisory Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Nov. 13 at the UNC-Wilmington Center for Marine Science, 5600 Marvin Moss Lane, Wilmington.
• The Bald Head Woods Local Advisory Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 14 at the Bald Head Island Conservancy, 700 Federal Road, Bald Head Island.
The committees of local residents, partners and leaders provide the Division of Coastal Management’s Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve staff with guidance and feedback regarding management of the reserve. The N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program protects natural areas for education, research and compatible recreation. Since its creation in 1989, the program has preserved more than 42,000 acres of unique coastal environments at 10 sites along the coast.