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for Coastwatch Vol. 14 Issue 4, Apr 1987
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There was a time Lena Ritter never attended public meetings or made speeches, but when a developer wanted to turn pristine and undeveloped Permuda Island, North Carolina into a planned community of condos and marinas, she and other local fishermen fought back, and eventually Ritter became president of North Carolina Coastal Federation.
Murray Bridges put North Carolina blue crab on the map when he was interviewed by NBC's TODAY show for a segment on the North Carolina coast. Bridges opened the eyes of many fishermen to the profits gained and the skills needed for shedding blue crabs, an increasingly growing and valuable industry in the state.
David Stick has a long list of occupations from North Carolina historian to coastal advocate. COASTWATCH recognizes Stick as an outstanding coastal North Carolinian who has helped bring awareness for the coastal environment and its precious resources.