Monthly Archives: May 2014

Outer Banks Heritage Trails

ed Trades & Treasures: A Community Heritage Trail Land, Sea & Lighthouses: A Maritime History Trail Marsh, Sound and Maritime Forest Discoveries: An Outdoor Recreation Trail From Dock to Table: A Local Seafood Trail

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Down East Council Meets June 2, 2014

The shells of crabs, shrimp, lobsters and other crustaceans are being turned into bio-plastics for food packaging. The shells contain a compound called chitin, which is also found in insects and fungi. It is one of the most abundant biodegradable … Continue reading

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Crab, shrimp shells used in bio-plastics, car coatings that heal scratches

The shells of crabs, shrimp, lobsters and other crustaceans are being turned into bio-plastics for food packaging. The shells contain a compound called chitin, which is also found in insects and fungi. It is one of the most abundant biodegradable … Continue reading

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Local Seafood Served in Public Schools

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Captain Rachel Dean: High School Teacher by Weekday, Waterman by Weekend

With clip boards and pencils in hand, ampoule fifth grade students at Mt. Eccles hosted community representatives this week to learn more about the ways in which fish and commercial fishing are threaded into the fabric of the community and … Continue reading

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