Recent but unrelated purchases by the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust added acres to both the Gales Creek Preserve in Carteret County and the Brice’s Creek Preserve in Craven County.
Conservationists say the Coastal Land Trust’s purchase earlier this year of about 3,000 acres along the Waccamaw River proved beneficial during Hurricane Florence’s flooding.
Officials in Shallotte, after years of work on a proposed project to create a riverfront town center, recently introduced the town’s new development partner for the $88 million plan.
March is Women’s History Month and today we take a look at a few of the significant women of the North Carolina coast and their contributions to history.
Recognizing February as Black History Month, we explore a few of the many sites on the state’s coast where the important contributions African-Americans have made to North Carolina are honored and celebrated.
The 1924 Ewing-Bordeaux Cottage in Wrightsville Beach now has a new location and purpose as an added feature of the town’s history museum, with space for exhibits and events.
Pavement that allows stormwater to seep into the ground is key to a parking lot retrofit project to protect water quality at popular recreation sites in Wrightsville Beach.
The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrived in Wilmington earlier this week as a part of an East Coast tour to raise awareness about offshore oil drilling and seismic testing.
Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, and John Hofmeister, former president of Shell Oil Co., shared their perspectives on offshore drilling Tuesday in Wilmington.
Opponents of the growing wood pellet industry in the Southeast say the product, which is subsidized when burned as a renewable energy source in the U.K., is harming the environment globally and wiping out forests here.
Coyotes are now found in all 100 North Carolina counties and as habitat pressures increase from continued development, state wildlife officials are offering tips on avoiding conflicts.
New and experienced activists have joined together in response to the recent detection of GenX and other chemicals in the Wilmington area’s drinking water.
A summer visit to the North Carolina coast by a group of school children from Belarus is part of a program that seeks to help children living in areas with residual radiation from the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant.
A panel of scientists presented plans Wednesday to advance science on GenX and other chemical contaminates detected in the Wilmington-area’s drinking water.
Speakers at an event Wednesday on the GenX chemical recently detected in the area’s drinking water supply said more needs to be done to inform minority and under-served residents.
Wilmington-area residents who attended the recent forum on GenX contamination in the public water supply wanted to know about safety, but answers may be years away.