Beach News

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Beach News is a courtesy service provided by the Carteret County Shore Protection Office that furnishes on-line news relevant to the beaches of North Carolina with special emphasis to Carteret County.  Please visit http://www.carteretcountync.gov/list.aspx if you wish to be added to or removed from the "Beach News" distribution list.   Recent "Beach News" is provided below.


BEACH NEWS for 2020
www.protectthebeachmaps.com

Post Dorian Drone Movie of Bogue Banks
https://youtu.be/icptLDObh34

 

1/17/2020
Rule Change May Threaten Coastal Areas
https://www.coastalreview.org/2020/01/rule-change-may-threaten-coastal-areas/ 

SC senators push laser mapping to better plan for flooding 

Currituck dune vegetation program now accepting applications 

As beach work moves north, town presses to reopen access

Virginia Beach will need to spend billions of dollars to battle sea level rise, says new city report

Long-Stalled Dredging at Hatteras Inlet Scheduled for Late January

There’s never been federal funding available for these 2 NC beaches. Until now. 

Corps Funds Bogue, Topsail Sand Projects

ACE funds county beach master plan

1/13/2020 

First phase of Pawleys Island beach renourishment nears completion

Administration sued for failing to protect green sea turtles from climate change

1/8/2020
PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING, LOGISTICAL NOTES, 1st WEEK of FEBRUARY START 
Post-Florence Renourishment Project (Phase II)
http://www.carteretcountync.gov/797/ 

Dare officials concerned about FEMA flood maps
https://www.outerbanksvoice.com/2020/01/07/dare-officials-concerned-about-fema-flood-maps/

Coastal Research: One Town’s Septic Risks 
https://www.coastalreview.org/2020/01/coastal-research-one-towns-septic-risks/


1/3/2020

Inlets cut by Dorian fill back in
http://www.carolinacoastonline.com/news_times/article_d767d202-2bfc-11ea-9b55-4fe1988aa38d.html 

Dune clearing at North Litchfield lots raises questions 
https://coastalobserver.com/dune-clearing-at-north-litchfield-lots-raises-questions/

Fort Macon accepts natural Christmas trees 
http://www.carolinacoastonline.com/news_times/article_4ccf3612-2da0-11ea-b570-8bf76d0c2463.html

Give Natural Christmas Trees a Second Life
https://www.coastalreview.org/2020/01/live-christmas-trees-can-have-second-life/ 

Parks, beaches put Christmas trees to use to restore dunes 
https://www.jdnews.com/news/20200102/parks-beaches-put-christmas-trees-to-use-to-restore-dunes