Along a 30-mile stretch of the central N.C. coastline what may be the rarest butterfly in the world is awakening from its winter slumber.
Mary Ann Hodges, a teacher at Manteo Middle School, knows that kids can learn from doing something as simple as planting a tree.
Kids enjoy the days camps on this undeveloped island, and everyone pitches in to restore marshes and oyster reefs. Pay a visit this spring or summer.
Students at John T. Hoggard High School in Wilmington braved nasty weather last week to get their hands dirty and help create cleaner waters and a more stable shoreline at Oak Island.
Local governments in coastal North Carolina paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in 2011 to lobby Congress for money for their shore protection projects.
You won’t go far at this weekend’s Native Plant Festival without bumping into Parrot Heads, who like to say they party with a purpose.
The residents of East Lake told N.C. DOT this week what they thought about a proposed widening of U.S. 64 in Dare County that would force them from their homes and their ancestors from their graves.
It’s spring, which among other things means it’s time for our annual Native Plant Festival. We’ll have crafts, music and a talk from the famed Orrin Pilkey. Oh, yes, we’ll also be selling more than 4,000 native plants.
The N.C. Clean Water Management Trust Fund has spent about $255 million along the the N.C. coast. Here are just a few of the places that money has protected.
Severe budget cuts have threatened the N.C. Clean Water Management Trust Fund, the main source of money used to buy ecologically important land across the state.
The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission decided yesterday to turn its much debated draft policy on sea-level rise into a friendlier document designed to draw less ire.
Six N.C. scientists rebut some of the critics’ main objections to the state’s draft planning policy on sea-level rise. The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission is expected to discuss that policy at its meeting in Beaufort today.
It took a long time for Leland’s Veronica Carter to become an environmental activist and volunteer for the N.C. Coastal Federation, but it was a role she’d been preparing for most of her life.
A wild fire devastated a portion of the Holly Shelter Game Lands in Pender County last year, but it’s still a refuge for rare plants, diminutive gopher frogs and native butterflies.
A detailed map, a GPS and a good compass would come in handy for a walk in the Holly Shelter Game Land in Pender County.
Researchers are working with commercial fishermen to try and better understand the migration patterns of striped bass in Albemarle Sound and the Roanoke River.