Join the Coalition

The more names the we can include in ads, emails, and other public materials, the more clearly our voices will be heard.  To get your name or business added to the Coalition Members List, email your name and contact information to:

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Put Up a Sign and Volunteer

Keep Shack WildShow your support with a “Keep Shack Wild” sign in your place of business and in your yard.  To get a sign, call (252) 222-5835 for the distribution point nearest you. Volunteers are needed to help with distribution.  Simply call and say, “I want to help.”


Spread the Word:  Email, Share on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Use the links above or below to share this website on Facebook and Twitter.  Email this site to your friends.  Be sure to use the hashtag #KeepShackWild when you use Facebook and Twitter.  Post your own videos and photos of Shackleford Banks and share them with us.

 January 15, 2014 Public Meeting is over.

Citizens were not allotted time to speak publicly about the plan at the meeting held at Duke University Marine Lab, Piver’s Island, Beaufort, NC.  Nearly 350 people attended.

See New Bern Sun Journal about the meeting.

Feruary 3, 2014 Written Comment period is over.

Thanks for submitting your comments on the DMMP/EIS to the Corps and the NPS.  Let keep the conversation going on Facebook and encourage your friends to contact their elected officials.

Email to: or
Mail to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District
Attention: Hugh Heine, Environmental Resources Section
69 Darlington Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28403

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Write to your US Senator and Representative:

Even after the hearing and the comment period you can express your comments to your elected officials who can tell the National Park Service to reverse this bad decision.  Click on the links below to find out who represents you in the US Senate, the US House of Representatives, and in the North Carolina General Assembly.   You can even contact Governor McCory.  Let’s see if we can get him tweeting about it.  Be sure to use the hashtag #KeepShackWild when you use Facebook and Twitter.

United States Senate

United States House of Representatives

Governor Pat McCrory

North Carolina General Assembly