Core Sound Estuaries

What is an Estuary?

Where are Core Sounds located?

Core sound is located at the Pamlico's narrow southern end. Pamlico is a county located in New Bern, NC.
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Why are estuaries important?

Also known by "nurseries of the sea" estuaries are important to us because it provides shelter to fish and shellfish, its a protected environment and has great food sources for the fish.
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Who all live in estuaries?

Crabs, starfish, pelicans, turtles and fish all use estuaries for shelter of some sort.
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Who threatens our estuaries?

-Production Forestry

-Sewage

-Land Clearance

-Fishing

-Road building

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