Pamlico Sound

Joshua Reyes

Location

The Pamlico Sound is located on the East Coast and takes up majority of the Outer Banks eastern coast. Most people visit the Outer Banks for recreational purposes and other see it as an opportunity for fishing.
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Importance of Pamlico Sound

The Pamlico Sound is very important for North Carolina as it provides multiple benefits. This is an important network channel for shipping companies. It is also very important when it comes to recreational. Many different recreational activities can be done when it comes to the Pamlico Sound. It also provides a variety of ecosystems for animals to live in.

Animals/Plants that live in the Pamlico Sound

1. Great Blue Herons
2.White Ibises
3.Snowy Egrets
4.White Pelicans
5.American Bald Eagles

Rivers, Waterways, and Streams that Feed in the Pamlico Sound

1.Oregon Inlet
2.Hatteras Inlet
3.Ocracoke Inlet

Threats

1. Excessive Nutrients entering into the sounds from fertilizers
2.Toxic substances entering inside of the sounds
3.Habitat Loss
4. Erosion and Sedimentation