February is the beginning of a major beach re-nourishment project taking place along Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores and Emerald Isle.
Although this project will impact the area beaches perhaps up to May, it’s a welcome project to protect our coastal area especially after hurricane Florence.
Expect Atlantic Beach to be completed by end of February or early March, and the entire project by May.
Here’s some helpful links to get more info on the project:
Also, for even more details and forth coming updates you can visit the Carteret County project update page for the latest.
Apart from the restoration and protection of our beaches, and the beautification from the planted sea oaks, it’ll be fun to hunt for fossils this spring and summer!