Welcome to the North Carolina Coastal Resources Law, Planning and Policy Center. The Center is a partnership of North Carolina Sea Grant, the UNC School of Law and UNC Department of City and Regional Planning. It serves the citizens of North Carolina by bringing together the resources provided by its partners to address contemporary coastal issues.

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    Shape of the Coast Set for February

    Mark your calendars for the 2016 Shape of the Coast is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 12, at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill.

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    Legal Tides Winter 2016

    A Judicial Affirmation of the Public’s Common Law Right to Use All of North Carolina’s Dry-sand Beaches
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    North Carolina Sea Grant

    Learn about North Carolina Sea Grant: Your link to research and resources for a healthier coast.