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Wilson Bay is a cove in the Neuse River in Onslow County. Jacksonville residents made it a priority to cleanup the filthy, contaminated 126-acre bay from which most aquatic life had disappeared and which waterfowl had abandoned for better feeding grounds. Loughner details the history of the polluted bay and its remarkable return to life.
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Stan Riggs, an East Carolina University distinguished research professor, has spent thirty years trekking through soggy swamps, muddy marshes, and hot beaches to gather data on erosion rates along North Carolina's 4,000 miles of coastal and estuarine shorelines. His work has ranged through state, national, and international projects. In 1983, he received the O. Max Gardner Award, which is presented annually to the University of North Carolina system faculty member \"who has made the greatest contribution to the welfare of the human race.\" Green interviews Riggs about his lifelong coastal research.
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The national Clean Marina Program was adopted by North Carolina in 2000. \"To qualify,\" says Mike Lopazanski, N.C. Division of Coastal Management coastal and policy analyst, \"marina operators must demonstrate that they voluntarily employ the best management and operation techniques that go beyond and above regulatory requirements.\" Marinas that fly the Clean Marina Flag signal to all that they are safeguarding the environment. Dalton's Yacht Service, Inc., located on Whitaker Creek in Oriental, was the first marina in the state to receive the Clean Marina designation.
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