Stevenson Toyota in Jacksonville has a new dealership under construction and the federation is congratulating them, because they’re designing the site as a showcase of low-impact development.
A couple in Carteret County built their dream home far up Isaac’s Creek. Now circumstances have dictated that you could own their piece of only-by-boat paradise.
The oyster season opens today along the N.C. coast and another good year is expected. No diseases and efforts to restore oyster beds and recycle shells for new reefs have contributed to the rebound.
Someone will have to install those solar panels and tend to those wind farms. Several community colleges along the N.C. coast offer courses to teach the skills needed by alternative energy companies.
Salt marshes may store far more carbon than tropical rain forests and other types of habitats. In the first of a two-part series, we explore these valuable weapons in the fight against global warming.
The restoration of 5,000 acres of wetlands at North River Farms in Carteret County is just one of the many things the N.C. Coastal Federation has done in its 30 years that have made our coast a better place.
The N.C. Coastal Federation is celebrating its 30th birthday this year.The first of a two-part series explores the federation’s beginnings when the staff consisted of founder Todd Miller and his faithful dog Kwawk.
Powerful computer models largely developed in labs at the University of North Carolina can now predict the amount of storm surge a hurricane might produce in a given location.
Living shorelines offer many benefits over the wooden and rock walls that are customarily used to control erosion along estuarine shores. But researchers say they have to be carefully planned to maximize their natural elements.
Techniques to control erosion that use oyster shells and marsh grasses are often better alternatives than the traditional wooden bulkhead or rock seawall.
Before making an offer on that perfect place for your retirement or coastal getaway, there are things like erosion rates and setbacks, hurricanes and flood insurance that you need to know about.
The Navy’s plans for training exercises off the N.C. coast aren’t nearly as volatile as they were the last time the subject came up a few years ago.
The invasive tiger shrimp, which can be 13 inches long and weigh a quarter pound, may now be reproducing in N.C. waters. We may have to learn to love it.
Methods — some expensive, some cheap — exist that allow marinas and boatyards to power wash boats without polluting the water in the process.
Citing a lack of money and staff, state regulators do little to ensure that marinas and boatyards follow the law when power washing boats.
Environmentalist cheer the listing of the Atlantic sturgeon as an endangered species while state officials worry about the restrictions that will follow.