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for Coastwatch Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2012
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Visitors to coastal North Carolina want to not only observe nature but experience it as well. Lucky for them, North Carolina's coast offers a growing number of nature-based opportunities to complement traditional leisure activities.
The Pamlico Sound, the largest body of water in the four distinct coastal regions of North Carolina, is known as the fishing gem of the state. As a prime habitat for numerous aquatic animals and vegetation, the Pamlico Sound is a strategic habitat area for the North Carolina Coastal Habitat Protection Plan.
North Carolina scientists are seeking to determine mercury levels in fish commonly caught and consumed in North Carolina, helping to make information for fishermen, retailers, and consumers more accurate.
The North Carolina coast is widely known for dozens of species of gulls, waterbirds, and shorebirds. However, many who visit the region miss the change to see and hear, some of the state's most hidden treasures: songbirds of the coast.
Currituck County has made exceptional efforts to protect its natural resources and reduce waste and energy use through sustainable projects and policies.