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Sneads Ferry is the top producer of black sea bass in the South Atlantic. Lee reports on a North Carolina Fishery Resource Grant project that seeks to study the efficiency and effectiveness of different configurations of black sea bass pots. The project has three main tasks: to determine if a certain pot type catches more legal sea bass; discover if a particular pot type catches more undersized sea bass; and compare the health of the released sub-legal sea bass from each pot type. The study is being conducted in Onslow Bay.
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Green discusses the innovative zoning plan developed for the city of Wanchese, a tiny community on the southernmost end of Roanoke Island. The plan includes twelve zoning districts that feature traditional village businesses, horse farms, and waterfront fish houses. For example, the Wanchese Wharf Marine Commercial Zone allows for boatyards, offices, schools, taxidermy, and marine businesses, whereas the Baumtown Traditional Zone permits mobile and single-family homes, as well as farming, waterfowl, poultry, and greenhouses.
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Walter Clark, who served as the North Carolina Sea Grant's coastal law, planning and policy specialist for over two decades, retired in January 2007. Angione discusses how Clark's career with Sea Grant helped to shape coastal policy.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Early Summer 2007, p17-22, il, por Periodical Website
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The North Carolina General Assembly passed legislation in 2006 establishing the North Carolina Waterfront Access Study Committee. Access to water along the state's coastline is a hot topic, because piers, boat ramps, and other access points are being sold to developers. Getting to the water is becoming more difficult for the average citizen. The twenty-one-member committee offers twenty-seven recommendations in this executive summary, excerpted from the full report.
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The Southeast Phytoplankton Monitoring Network monitors harmful algae blossoms in ocean water. Recently student volunteers from First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills, who were monitoring phytoplankton at an open-ocean site in Duck, discovered a species of harmful algae. Green discusses the monitoring network and the students' findings.
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Since the early 1900s, North Carolina's native eastern oyster has declined 90 percent. Lee reports on the North Carolina Oyster Hatchery's Program plan to restore oysters in the state.
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