Core Sound

Sound in North Carolina

What is Core Sound?

The Core Sound is a large and shallow body of water


Whats so important about The Core Sound?

Core Sound is one of the vital bodies of water that separate North Carolina's Outer Banks Barrier islands from the mainland. It serves as a nursery for important fish and shellfish stocks. Clean water is the most important part of this process.

What Lives in the Core Sound?

Green Sea Turtles, Marsh Grass, Fish, Sea Grass, and Shellfish

Rivers and Lakes?

Whitehurst Creek, The Straits, Westmouth Bay, and Henrey Jones Creek.


Pollution, Runoff, Health of wildlife, and Health of plantlife.

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