Public hearing scheduled on proposed shellfish lease in Hyde County

Published 5:18 pm Wednesday, November 13, 2019

From the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries 

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on a proposed shellfish lease in Hyde County at 6 p.m. Nov. 19, at the Hyde County Government Center, 30 Oyster Creek Road, Swan Quarter.

Gregory Huhn has applied for a 5.52-acre shellfish bottom lease near Caffee Bay.

A map of the proposed lease, with corresponding coordinates and lease number, can be found here.

The public may comment on the proposed leases at the hearing or in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. Nov. 18 and should be submitted to the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, Shellfish Leases, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557.

The application file and biologist report for the proposed leases are available for inspection during office hours at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Headquarters Office at 3441 Arendell St. in Morehead City.

For more information, contact Michael Graven with the division’s Habitat and Enhancement Section at 252-808-8061.