Director of state coastal division named to lead state fisheries division

State environmental department Secretary Donald R. van der Vaart today named Braxton Davis, director of the state Division of Coastal Management, to lead the state’s Division of Marine Fisheries effective immediately. For the immediate future, the divisions will remain separate entities housed under the state’s environmental agency, and Davis will lead both divisions as director. […]

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UPDATE: State tosses cold water on NPS  plan to address flooding

Stormwater at Cape Point has finally dried up, but so has the hope that the state will approve a National Park Service proposal to counter further flooding at the campground and ORV access ramps. Officials with the state Department of Environmental Quality and the Division of Coastal Management told NPS Outer Banks Group Superintendent Dave […]

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Hatteras islanders can comment during board meetings via remote video link

Beginning May 2, a remote video link at the Fessenden Center in Buxton will enable Hatteras Island citizens to address Dare County Commissioners during public comment periods and public hearings, and also view County Commissioner meetings live without traveling to Manteo. Prior to each regularly scheduled meeting, the activity room at the Fessenden Center will […]

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