Wonders of Estuaries
Currituck Sound and its Threats
After the construction of Highway 12, the other rivers and waterways, that once flowed through the sound, started to get blocked off. This caused the a difference in the water salinity and quality. As a result, many marshes and submerged grasses have eroded away.
Flora and Fauna
The plants of the sound flourish in the maritime forests that litter the land. Devil's walking stick, saw palmetto, sparkle berry, spanish moss, and sweet gum fill the forests with beauty is mystic nature.
Otters populate the Currituck Sound along with their cousin, the Nutrias.
Seasonal Geese that flock every year to the sound.
Found in the maritime forests of Currituck Sound.