Urban Calico Creek might not be considered a worthy destination by some, but a local paddler makes its case.
On this Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d give a little love to the state’s vast labyrinth of coastal marshes. We’re part of a national campaign to stand up for estuaries.
Fall on the coast can be magnificent. Cooler temperatures and cooler water make getting outside enjoyable again. Take a stroll along an empty, catch some Spanish for supper and take in the celestial show.
The N.C. Coastal Federation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have a deal for you. They’ll pay 80 percent of the cost of planting rare Atlantic white cedar on your property.
Though they bring traffic and long lines, tourists are the economic lifeblood of many coastal communities, a fact highlighted and quantified by a new federal report.
It’s spring, which among other things means it’s time for our annual Native Plant Festival. We’ll have crafts, music and a talk from the famed Orrin Pilkey. Oh, yes, we’ll also be selling more than 4,000 native plants.
Any time of the year is a good time to pitch a tent on Bear Island to watch the stars and the dolphins and small creatures that light up the water.
The N.C. Coastal Federation and a dizzying array of partners are restoring wetlands on thousands of acres of ditched and drained farm land in eastern Carteret County.