Two weeks after a federal court ordered a recovery plan update for the endangered red wolf population in northeastern North Carolina, a new report lays out plans to further study the species’ genetics.
More than 1 million invasive carp in Lake Mattamuskeet are targeted in a “a massive removal” project that’s key to restoring water quality.
Artifacts unearthed during a 2019-2020 archaeological survey on Bertie County land suggests Sir Walter Raleigh’s “Lost Colony” lived near the Chowan River for a few years.
COVID-19 precautions have prompted annual and seasonal roadside cleanups organized by state organizations and community volunteer groups to be canceled or postponed.
An economy powered by renewable-based, more secure grid will be more resilient and provide new economic opportunity, according to a group of clean energy entrepreneurs.
A group of Manteo school alumni have submitted a petition with more than 12,000 signatures to the Dare County school board urging that its schools’ Native American mascots be retired.
Dare County and state officials seek flexibility in being able to dredge persistently shoaled channels that are affecting transportation to and from Ocracoke Island.
Hyde County is applying for grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to elevate 114 houses in Ocracoke Village, which was inundated during Hurricane Dorian in September 2019.
Dare County Waterways Commission addressed during a meeting held online Monday the shoaling in Hatteras Inlet’s South Ferry Channel.
Uncertainty and rising costs prompted Nags Head commissioners to halt the town’s curbside recycling program in May, but service still hasn’t resumed as visitors arrive in droves.
Flooding in North Carolina’s coastal communities has rapidly worsened in scale and frequency as a result of climate change, but stormwater management is a costly problem, even when there’s political will, funding and community support.
Higher groundwater levels, heavier and more frequent rain storms and flooding associated with climate change threaten both individual and centralized systems for wastewater along the N.C. coast.
Maintaining the vulnerable sliver of Outer Banks highway known as N.C. 12 has long been a challenge, but state officials say they are now adopting a more resilient approach to infrastructure design.
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt visited the Bodie Island Lighthouse Thursday as part of a regional tour of national parks and refuges to promote President Trump’s “Opening Up America” guidelines to safely access public lands.
“You’ll see barricades, and our crews go home,” State Transportation Secretary Eric Boyette said last week about the department’s finances without access to COVID-19 relief funds.
The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership recently funded three new gauges for the state Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network to help better predict flooding in the low-lying northeast region.