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Restoration of urban streams is increasing in North Carolina and across the rest of the country. These waterways have been buried under parking lots, culverts, or similar structures. Angione explores two projects that are becoming international models for stream restoration success Rocky Branch, which flows through the North Carolina State University Campus and Little Sugar Creek, which flows under a parking lot in Charlotte.
When Ocracoke Island's last fish house closed, not only were fishermen affected but also the island's culture and way of life. The Ocracoke experience was one more example of what has been happening to traditional waterfront activities along North Carolina's coastline in recent years. For six months, local fishermen were without a place to bring their catch. Green discusses how local fishermen banded together with others to save and reopen their fish house.