Prescribed burns, such as this one in Bladen County to restore a longleaf pine forest, take careful planning and keeping an eye on the weather.
Just as water is important to a rain forest, fire is paradoxically the ingredient of life to our coastal forests and all the animals and plants that live there. We spend a couple of days explaining the importance of fire and describing our attempts to mimic it.
Unmanned aerial vehicles or drones offer area scientists new possibilities for research in otherwise hard-to-reach areas and difficult marine environments.
In the last of two parts on how to fry fish we bring you the essentials for success and a few recipes.
Summer is fish-frying time. Frying seafood may seem simple but these coastal chefs share their secrets: fresh fish, light breading, simple seasoning and hot oil.