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for Coastwatch Vol. Issue , Holiday 2003
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Ballast water is thought to be the cause of the introduction of many non-native species, such as the zebra mussel. A new technology using ozone could be the answer to preventing anymore introductions of new species into non-native waters.
Clam kicking, while an old and excellent way to harvest hard clams, has depleted sources in certain areas of the coast. New research by Eileen Bandenburgh could help those working on the Hard Clam Fishery Management Plan with their new rotation plan.
No road leads to what used to be the town of Lukens. The only way to get there is to take a barge. This used to only be used to bury people in the cemetery that remains there, but now former residents congregate there every May to reminisce.
There is many a town that has vanished from existence for any number of reasons. Most are not remembered, but a few still get visitors from time to time.
A Mexican tradition known as “La Posada” is celebrated in Columbia, NC each year. The festival can be attended by anyone and has become more popular with each year.
Kristen Rosenfeld is planting amaranth on beaches of Bird Island to help develop dunes. She is conducting a study on the unique dynamics of Bird Island.