This directory provides contact information for the people, agencies and organizations that are involved in research, education, leasing, growing, restoration and management of oysters in North Carolina.

North Carolina State University
Associate Professor and Extension Leader to Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Dr. Burchell has been involved in research and outreach in the areas of wetland restoration, riparian buffers, constructed wetlands, innovative methods for stormwater treatment and agricultural drainage water management. His research is focused on improving the design and implementation techniques of restoration projects to maximize ecosystem services, particularly water quality improvement. Dr. Burchell's current projects include; North River Farms Wetland Restoration , Riparian Buffer Research- N.C. CREP and the Kure Beach Dune Infiltration System. Water quality improvements from these projects directly benefit important shellfishing waters of North Carolina.


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