Shoaling threatens navigation in economically vital Hatteras Inlet, prompting frustrated fishers to dub the South Ferry Channel the “Ditch of Death.” A consultant, responding to conditions, told the Dare County Waterways Commission Monday that continuing to dredge the passage appears “futile.”
The state is looking for feedback on a proposed amendment to the state’s action plan on spending a new allocation of $34.6 million for Hurricane Florence-related mitigation.
Charles Farrell’s photographs of herring workers from 1937-1941 remind us of a different time and perhaps give us a vision of what could be again if the Chowan River is restored to health, writes historian David Cecelski.
The N.C. Environmental Management Commission’s Air Quality Committee voted Tuesday to advance a proposed rule to reduce heat-trapping carbon pollution from power plants in North Carolina.
The National Park Service has signed off on planned improvements at the 1960s-era Oregon Inlet Marina.
N.C. Maritime Museum in Southport will have on display this summer an exhibit featuring work from the LGBTQIA+ communities whose art intersects with the maritime community.
Residents can learn more during a public meeting set for June 23 on the county’s plan to use federal coronavirus relief to lower property owners’ costs for stormwater services.
Gov. Roy Cooper has signed a bill authorizing the state Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division to lease a passenger ferry for operation between Ocracoke and Hatteras.
These predators hunt for food on the sea floor using their hog-like snouts to make meals of mollusks and crustaceans, but their sex lives are far more unusual than that of most farm animals.
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Army Corps of Engineers are partnering to increase renewable energy production and help meet the Biden administration’s commitment to offshore wind.
Dare County Emergency Management Director Drew Pearson and National Weather Service meteorologist Erik Heden are expected to share information on preparedness actions and the latest weather service forecast products.
North Carolina Coastal Federation is hosting July 15 a virtual forum on the latest microplastics research.
The N.C.12 task force subcommittee is set this week to discuss issues with highway and transportation facilities in Dare and Hyde counties.
House and Senate negotiators last week settled on increased budget ceilings for the next two years, but exact numbers by department have yet to be spelled out.
The Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center is honoring the 25th anniversary of the Foundation for Shackleford Horses with a photo contest and exhibition this summer.
Johnson manages the natural and cultural resource and research programs for the five national park units on the North Carolina coast.