Marine Fisheries Commission looks at curbing user conflicts associated with shellfish leases

The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission took steps toward addressing user conflicts associated with shellfish leases at its August meeting. The commission voted to start the rulemaking process for proposed shellfish lease rules that will: –¬†Increase setback requirements from developed shorelines for new shellfish leases; –¬†Limit the allowable number of corner markers for demarcating shellfish … Continue reading Marine Fisheries Commission looks at curbing user conflicts associated with shellfish leases