MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Carteret County at 6 p.m. June 26 at the N.C Division of Marine Fisheries’ Central District Office, 5285 Highway 70 West, Morehead City.
N.C. Sea Grant (Charles Weirich, agent) and Carteret Community College (David Cerino agent) have applied for a 2.57-acre research demonstration lease in Bogue Sound.
A map of the proposed lease, with corresponding coordinates and lease number, can be found here.
The public may comment on the proposed leases at the meeting or in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. June 25 and should be submitted to the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, Shellfish Leases, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557.
The application file and biologist report for the proposed leases are available for inspection during office hours at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Headquarters Office at 3441 Arendell St. in Morehead City.
For more information, contact Michael Graven, with the division’s Habitat and Enhancement Section, at 252-808-8061 or Michael.Graven@ncdenr.gov.
WHO: N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
WHAT: Public hearing on proposed shellfish lease in Carteret County
WHEN: June 26 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: N.C Division of Marine Fisheries’
Central District Office
5285 Highway 70 West, Morehead City
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