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17728
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Hands-on activities are a crucial part of coastal education through aquariums, museums, and parks seeking to provide early awareness of the coastal environment of North Carolina.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Summer 2011, p21-23, f Periodical Website
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27332
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From Seeds to Shoreline is a K-12 program which teaches students about estuarine habitats and marsh restoration. As part of the program, students from Beaufort Elementary School in Beaufort, NC planted smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) at the living shoreline demonstration site on Pivers Island. The program helps students understand natural systems, their connections to the systems, and the benefits of the systems which filter pollutants, stabilize shoreline, and provide nurseries for commercial fishing.
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27334
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The NC Sea Grant program is using story maps to explain oyster aquaculture and oyster reef restoration due to building interest across the state. The article explains the benefits of protecting oysters and encouraging their habitat for the health of the state’s ecosystem and the potential economic benefit of harvesting oysters.
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30743
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Though field trips and other participatory activities, the NC Maritime Museum seeks to educate school-aged children and adults about the natural sciences of the surrounding coastal areas. Many of these programs are designed to include the public participants in finding real world solutions to various problematic coastal issues.
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31592
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North Carolina’s environmental beach clinics started as an experiment by the Soil Conservation Service four years and continue to be successful. The purpose of the beach clinics was to promote the use of newly developed beach grasses and other vegetation to protect dunes and ocean-front property from eroding or washing away. Participants in the beach clinics learn about native vegetation, planting techniques, and coastal erosion.
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31693
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Camp Sea Gull for boys and Camp Seafarer for girls are two outstanding youth camps along the shores of the Neuse River. Sponsored by the Raleigh YMCA, the camps are under the direction of Wyatt and Lillian Taylor. The summer camps teach participants about coastal North Carolina, and offer activities including SCUBA diving, horseback riding, and deep-sea fishing.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 5 Issue 8, Aug 1973, p9, il, por Periodical Website