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Our mission is to identify, protect, and restore the significant resources of the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system.

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Soundings

A fresh take on the region's salty affairs 

11 ideas for restoring America’s estuaries

Jim Hawhee, APNEP Policy & Engagement Manager
November 13, 2014

Potomac River waterfront in National Harbor, Maryland

Potomac River waterfront in National Harbor, Maryland

Last week, Bill and I attended the 7th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration jointly hosted by The Coastal Society and Restore America’s Estuaries in National Harbor, MD. We were among 1,200 attendees at the conference, which included impressive North Carolina and Virginia delegations representing many of our key partners in the Albemarle-Pamlico region.

The summit offered national perspective on the work we engage in locally. It also provided an opportunity to hear from our partners around the country in several key areas. Here’s a smattering of what we learned:

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Partner Reels

Hooking the region's best video clips 

Dr. Reide Corbett from the Coastal Studies Institute discusses the Albemarle Sound Observing Station and the importance of long-term data sets to understanding environmental changes in a system. The high quality data collected can help scientists and managers make decisions on protection and restoration of our sounds!

 

 

 

Echoes

News and information from the Albemarle-Pamlico region and beyond
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Virginia lawmakers tackle flooding issues
11/25/14 12:12 PM
State lawmakers concerned about the effects of rising seas on the Tidewater region and recurrent flooding elsewhere across Virginia have rolled out a package of policy recommendations to begin tackling the problem. 
NC drastically cuts enforcement of top water pollutant
Pelicans sighting a vision in white
Pilots warn of Beaufort Inlet shoaling
Will sewer be good for the White Oak?
Draft sea level report update nearly ready
Virginia Farm Bureau identifies critical issues for 2015
Red wolf effort in NC should expand to other states
Coastal issues floated in conference

 

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Have an idea?

APNEP can help get your environmental initiative off the ground, whether it is related to restoration, science, education, engagement, or policy. The first steps? Take a look at our CCMP and learn about our program, approach, and priorities. Then, contact a staff member to discuss ways that APNEP and its partners can support your efforts.

 
 

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