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N.C. Coastal Federation Receives Grant For Living Shoreline Project

North Carolina Coastal Federation

The North Carolina Coastal Federation received more than $185,000 to construct a living shoreline in Bogue Sound.  According to a news release, a grant from the Environmental Enhancement Program administered by the N.C. Attorney General, will fund 850 linear feet of living shoreline that will help restore over a half acre of salt marsh.  The project will be built at the 76-acre property purchased by the federation and Carteret County for a new nature park, boat ramp, and event center.  Living shorelines are an environmentally friendly approach to stabilize shorelines, while reducing erosion, improving water quality, and creating habitat.

Jared Brumbaugh is the Assistant General Manager for Public Radio East. An Eastern North Carolina native, Jared began his professional public radio career at Public Radio East while he was a student at Craven Community College earning his degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. During his 15+ years at Public Radio East, he has served as an award-winning journalist, producer, and on-air host. When not at the station, Jared enjoys hiking, traveling, and honing his culinary skills.