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November 28, 2018

DMF: Public hearing scheduled in Surf City on proposed shellfish leases in Pender County



Roy Cooper  Governor                Steve Murphey   Director               Michael S. Regan   Secretary



Release: Immediate
Contact: Patricia Smith
Date: Nov. 27, 2018
Phone: 252-726-7021
MEDIA ADVISORY: Public hearing scheduled on proposed shellfish leases in Pender County

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
WHAT:
Public Hearing on Proposed Shellfish Leases in Pender County
WHEN:
Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.
WHERE:
Surf City Visitor’s Center
102 North Shore Drive
Surf City

MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Pender County at 6 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Surf City Visitor’s Center, 102 North Shore Drive, Surf City.
Thomas Cannon has applied for a 2.17-acre bottom and water column lease in Green Channel.

Salty Roots Oyster, LLC (William S. Burrell, agent) has applied for a 1.08-acre bottom and water column lease in Butler Creek.

Cape Fear Oyster Company, LLC (David Wortman, agent) has applied for a 0.84-acre bottom and water column lease in Butler Creek.

William Pridgen has applied for a 1.05-acre bottom lease in Long Point Channel.

A map of the proposed leases, with corresponding coordinates and lease numbers, can be found here.

The public may comment on the proposed leases at the hearing or in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. Dec. 3 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 orMichael.Graven@ncdenr.gov.


N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
WHAT:
Public Hearing on Proposed Shellfish Leases in Pender County
WHEN:
Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.
WHERE:
Surf City Visitor’s Center
102 North Shore Drive
Surf City

P.O. Box 769, 3441 Arendell St., Morehead City N.C. 28557

Patricia Smith
Public Information Officer
Division of Marine Fisheries
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
252 808 8025    office
252 342 0642    mobile

Till next time....
Tight lines!
Johnny