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Get to Know your NC Coastal Reserves: The Permuda Island and Rachel Carson Reserves
April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Join the Island Wildlife Chapter for an educational webinar on the NC Reserve System, featuring the Rachel Carson Reserve in Carteret County and Onslow County’s Permuda Island Reserve with guest speaker, Paula Gillikin. Come learn about the defining characteristics of these unique and beautiful reserves!
Paula Gillikin is an Environmental Specialist who manages two State island nature reserves in coastal North Carolina – the Permuda Island and the Rachel Carson reserves. She also works on advancing solutions for the coastwide problem of abandoned and derelict vessels and marine debris. Before joining the NC Coastal Reserve program 14 years ago, Paula worked as a biological consultant for various universities and non-profits, and managed the Ecology and Conservation Laboratory at the Duke University Marine Lab for several years prior to that. Paula earned degrees in Environmental Science and Biology at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a Master’s degree in Animals and Public Policy from Tufts Veterinary School near Boston.