On Tuesday six students and their teachers from UNC-Chapel Hill came to Ocracoke to plant salt water grass along the shoreline at Springer's Point.
The students are enrolled in the Environmental Studies program at Chapel
Hill, and worked for three hours helping to stabilize the shoreline,
and learning first hand about environmental protection and preservation of sensitive coastal ecosystems.
Our latest Ocracoke
Newsletter is the story of late 19th century steamship traffic to
Ocracoke, and the large Victorian hotel that accommodated the guests.
You can read the article here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news082114.htm.