Contact: Michele Walker, 919-715-4074
MEDIA ADVISORY: Masonboro Island Reserve Local Advisory Committee to meet Aug. 17
WHAT: Local Advisory Committee Meeting for the Masonboro Island Reserve
WHEN: 6 p.m. Aug. 17
WHERE: Habitat Room, UNCW Center for Marine Science, 5600 Marvin K. Moss Lane, Wilmington
RALEIGH – The advisory committee for the Masonboro Island component of the N.C. National Estuarine Research Reserve will hold its next meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 17 in the Habitat Room of the UNC-Wilmington Center for Marine Science. The meeting is open to the public.
The committee 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 sites.
The N.C. Division of Coastal Management’s 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 41,000 acres of unique coastal environments at 10 sites along the coast.