Environmental Services

Morehead City, NC
(252) 222-6352

September 15, 2018 Carteret Sweep is an effort to clean trash from waterways, beaches, and roadsides. The annual event involves many volunteers as individuals and as groups, and their hard work pays off in the beautification of the area. Last year there were 1,055 volunteers cleaning 45 zones, filling 515 bags, and gathering 12,517...more about Carteret Sweep

3609 N.C. Hwy. 24
Ocean, NC
(252) 393-8185

This coastal environmental protection nonprofit organization offers education, restoration and preservation, environmental information and legislative accountability. Founded in 1982, the federation now has over 10,000 members and three offices along the coast—in Ocean between Swansboro and Morehead City, in Wrightsville Beach and in Manteo. The federation is funded through members and private...more about North Carolina Coastal Federation

101 Pivers Island Rd.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 838-0883

Volunteer opportunities at the Rachel Carson National Estuarine Research Reserve in Beaufort include: collecting water samples, clearing trails, assisting with the annual horse and bird censuses, guiding visitors on nature walks, and participating in periodic beach sweeps or reserve clean-ups. Volunteers gain firsthand knowledge of estuarine ecology and enjoy the beautiful...more about Rachel Carson Reserve

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