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Masonboro Island

Volunteer group helps keep Masonboro Island clean on Fourth

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video While many folks spent their holiday weekend barbequing in the backyard or sunbathing on the beach, one group of volunteers gave their time to clean up after partiers. The group is all about keeping their beloved island clean. Full story...
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Study to look at Masonboro Island erosion

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Masonboro Island in New Hanover County is known as an undeveloped treasure among the state's barrier islands. Yet, its shoreline also carries a critical story — a history of erosion and accretion cycles, as well as dredging of nearby inlets. Full story...
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Crowds head to Masonboro, but take home trash

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video A lot of people say Masonboro Island is the place to be on the 4th of July, but sometimes the holiday fun can get out of hand. Full story...
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Solutions to Masonboro Island trash discussed at UNCW

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videoMasonboro Island is a state controlled wildlife preserve. It is also a popular recreation spot that is open to boaters - for now. Thursday night, residents voiced their concerns about possible restrictions on the use of the island that might put a damper on recreation. Full story...
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Masonboro Island trash up for discussion Thursday night

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Masonboro Island sees its fair share of crowds every holiday. When they leave, they often leave their trash behind. A local advisory committee is trying to figure out the best way to handle the crowds and trash. Full story...
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Volunteers help clean up Masonboro

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videoBag after bag, volunteers picked up the last of the trash left over from boaters who went to Masonboro Island last weekend. Workers say this is the worst they've seen in years. Full story...
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Masonboro Island trash prevention program a success

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videoDozens of volunteers came together over the holiday weekend with one goal - reducing the amount of garbage left on Masonboro Island. Full story...
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