Please come help us save Sanders Point!
Trinity Center’s Sound to Sea Environmental Education program is partnering up with the North Carolina Coastal Federation to restore the salt marsh.
Where: TRINITY CENTER
618 Salter Path Road (Hwy 58) Pine Knoll Shores
What to Bring:
Work clothes and closed-toe shoes, water bottle,
work gloves, galoshes or rain boots if you have them.
Please call if you have questions:
Call 252-247-5600 ext 16
a part of the conference center near and dear to the hearts of many who come here. Human and natural activities have eroded away the marsh that acts as a natural barrier in front of Sanders Point. Sound to Sea staff and volunteers have been bagging oyster shells in preparation for an oyster sill that will be installed at Sanders Point. The sill will slow down waves that have been pulling soil away from the marsh. As those waves slow, they will drop sediment suspended in the water, building the marsh back up. The oyster sill will also be habitat for new oysters to grow on and hopefully provide shelter for many other small sound inhabitants.