The US Fish and Wildlife service will hold an informational open house and public hearing regarding the designation of a critical habitat for loggerhead sea turtles in six southeastern states (NC included) as follows:
August 7, 2013 at UNCW Warwick Center, Ballroom 5 (629 Hamilton Dr)
Attendee campus parking is available in Lots ‘E’ and ‘M.’
Informational Open House: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Formal Public Hearing: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Local governing bodies are concerned that this designation may negatively impact recreational beach use, driving, sand placement, coastal development, dredging, and other activities. The Town Council encourages citizen participation in this event.