2007-10-10 Jones Island Marsh Grass Planting

Swansboro High School students on the ferry of Hammocks Beach State Park. But they area not going to Bear Island. They are headed for Jones Island in the middle of the White Oak River above the Swansboro Bridge to plant three different kinds of marsh grass. This is needed to halt erosion of the shore […]

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2007-07-27 Bear Inlet, Onslow County, NC

Here are Ed Gruca’s pictures of this trip. The most wonderful happening is that there was not a single piece of litter to be picked up! So, you see folks, it can be done! “If no one litters, there will be no litter.” Thanks everyone for not littering. L/R Jack Cleaves from Cedar Point, Jim […]

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2006-10-04 Sharks Tooth Island 2nd version

2006-10-04 Big Sweep, Sharks Tooth Island, on the White Oak River and the Intra Coastal Waterway at the Waterfronts of Swansboro and Cedar Point, Noth Carolina We circled Sharks Tooth Island and got it clean for the first time in years. We had it clean in 2001. Subsequent hurricanes are responsible for the “Construction and […]

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2006-10-04 Sharks Tooth Island

Please clean up right now with Big Sweep, International Coastal Clean UP, Clean Sweep. Let’s get rid of trash and litter everywhere. Elmer 2006-10-04 Big Sweep, Sharks Tooth Island, on the White Oak River and the Intra Coastal Waterway at the Waterfronts of Swansboro and Cedar Point, Noth Carolina We circled Sharks Tooth Island and […]

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Places of Interest

Maysville Quarry Lakes, Onslow and Jones Counties, NC – Search WWS “quarry lakes”  Maysville is in Jones County, NC, adjacent to the White Oak River, and is on the opposite side of the river from Belgrade. Entrance: 34.894227, -77.232267 Bogue Sound, NC  — Search WWS “Bogue Sound” Bear Island, NC  — Search WWS “Bear Island” […]

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Hofmann’s Future is Region’s Future

In response to “Hofmann’s future is White Oak’s future,”  Tideland News (Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014 7:08 am | Updated: 10:18 am, Fri Aug 29, 2014): The White Oak River is the poster child for the regional impacts that will be felt if the Sale of Hofmann Forest is consummated. Regionally, all coastal waters and […]

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2013-11-15 Hofmann Forest Update

Five individuals, Frederick Cubbage, Ronald W. Sutherland, Barny Bernard, Jr., James D. Gregory, and myself stood against the Board of  Trustees of the Endowment Fund of North Carolina State University at Raleigh (the Board of Trustees) and the North Carolina State Natural Resources Foundation, Inc. (the Foundation), in Wake County Superior Court on Tuesday, November […]

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