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Marine scientists initiated a cleanup of Wilson Bay that began with bioremediations and continues with the Sturgeon City Education Center in Jacksonville. Lilly Loughner details the history of the polluted bay and its remarkable transformation.
For more than 30 years, Stan Riggs has trekked through soggy swamps, muddy marshes and hot, bare beaches while gathering data on the state’s coastal erosion rates. Ann Green interviews Riggs about his lifelong fascination with coastal dynamics.
To fly the Clean Marina flag, owners must meet high standards for protecting the quality of water — a shared resource. Pam Smith visits with three model marinas and learns why they think the program is good for business and good for the environment.
A Fishery Resource Grant explores the possibilities of an off-season conch fishery in the southern ocean waters off North Carolina — and discovers serendipitous benefits.
PEOPLE & PLACES:
Roanoke Island Festival: Every Day is an Event
What better place to rediscover America than Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo? The island was the stepping off place for Sir Walter Raleigh’s New World voyages. Interactive activities draw visitors into history.
Shrimp: A Favorite Catch
Joyce Taylor shows readers how to shop for shrimp — and how to make a tasty Carolina Shrimp Boil and other summertime shrimp favorites.