The hopper dredge Murden began work Saturday dredging the South Ferry Channel and will work on the problem shoal until April 21.
Coastal residents and the economy depend on the state’s ferry system, but disasters, shoaling, diminishing funds and an ageing fleet compound the challenge.
There’s no easy answer when it comes to flooding in the Albemarle-Pamlico region, but there’s a move on to not only live with water, but also to capitalize on it.
Surrounded by water, nonprofits in NC’s “Inner Banks” region say bringing the environment to the people is key to community resilience.
Congressman Greg Murphy says he supports efforts by state legislators and others that could allow long-debated jetties to be built at Oregon Inlet.
A new plan aims to improve the outdoor visitor experience at the Wright Brothers National Memorial, which has not changed much since 1960.
A federal judge has sided with conservation groups, ruling that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must immediately resume releases of captive-bred red wolves into the management area in northeastern North Carolina.
Dare County Waterways Commission heard details during its Wednesday meeting on a comprehensive proposal laying out numerous options for disposal of dredge material.
Nags Head officials say a proposed management plan would help the town address flooding and erosion problems along its 17 miles of Roanoke Sound shoreline.
Federal, state and local officials in coastal North Carolina are taking new approaches toward sand management and ever more serious beach erosion and channel shoaling.
Since the OBX license plate was released Dec. 23, 1999, demand remains steady for the plate only issued over the counter on the Outer Banks.
Realignment of the federal channel and the Corps’ proposal to expand the area included in the existing federal authorization for Rollinson Channel could help in addressing challenges in the management of Hatteras Inlet.
Dredging was set to begin Monday at Roanoke Sound and Shallowbag Bay, but technical and weather challenges mean more waiting before the Elizabeth II can set sail again.
The Center for Biological Diversity has filed a second lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to act as required to conserve the Carolina madtom and the Neuse River waterdog.
Conservation groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Monday for claiming it can’t release any more captive wolves into the wild, although the management strategy had proved successful in the past.
A recent test using dry ice to blast away layers of paint was a first step toward a comprehensive and long-overdue overhaul of the historic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.