Croatan Sound

By: Rebekah Huey

Croatan sound separates Roanoke Island and the towns Wanchese and Manteo from the mainland, which creates the island itself.

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What is the importance of Estuaries.

Estuaries provide economic, cultural, and ecological benefits to the community. Along with delivering invaluable ecosystem services, they protect habitats.

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What kind of plants and animals live in the Croatan Sound?

  • Dolphins
  • Towering pines
  • pelicans
  • ibises
  • herons.
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