CCRW coordinates the North Carolina Marine Debris Symposium. This annual event creates partnerships by providing a forum for the exchange of information on recent developments, program ideas, and best management practices for marine debris prevention, education, and removal.   

Click here to learn more about the NC Marine Debris Symposium.

Join us for an NC Plastic Policy Workshop, presented by Coastal Carolina Riverwatch, Duke University Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and NC Marine Debris Symposium.

Hear from plastic policy experts in North Carolina and learn how local government planners, solid waste representatives, and local elected officials can help create change. Work with your fellow colleagues developing take-away resolutions to use in your community.

Policy Breakout Sessions Include:

  • Single-Use Plastics
  • Abandoned Derelict Vessels

When: April 29th, 2022 1-5pm

Where: Carteret County, NC and Virtually Everywhere

Register HERE.

Any questions can be directed to Lisa Rider, Coastal Carolina Riverwatch Executive Director and NCMDS Coordinator: