About 500 attended the Dare Minority Coalition’s event last week in Manteo, which called out racial injustices and disparities but also celebrated the solidarity in the message that Black Lives Matter.
The effects of climate change on the N.C. coast are especially pronounced at the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, where the rising sea level is visibly transforming habitats.
Pettigrew State Park is sometimes overlooked among North Carolina’s state parks, but those who venture off the beaten path will discover its convergence of wildlife, nature and history.
Students in Kill Devil Hills will have more opportunities to get outside and learn about the coastal environment thanks to a $5,000 federal grant that the N.C. Coastal Federation recently received.
A visit to the Dismal Swamp State Park yields many stories and sights, including a myriad of six- and eight-legged critters, as seen during a recent state park’s “Insect Safari.”
The N.C. Coastal Federation’s Fish Fry and Shrimp Boil will be a party by the water for those who love the water.
The youth program at the River City Community Development Corp. helps Elizabeth City’s poorest kids rise above their poverty. Now it’s putting them to work to improve their environment as well.
Young hands can touch a sea turtle shell and inquiring minds can learn about our coast’s most beloved sea creature at weekly programs at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
The Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge offers guided drives this summer to view black bears. More bears live in the refuge than in just about any other place on the East Coast.
Did you know that blue crabs molt or that pipefish are related to seahorses? Learn about the creatures of our sounds in a free N.C. Coastal Federation program this summer.
The federation provides visitors with free guided Pea Island beach walks on summer Wednesdays. Read on and plan to join us.
Jockey’s Ridge State Park is a place where kids learn about yucca plants and pennywort, blue crabs and croaker and all about the watery world around them.
Bodie Island Lighthouse is said to offer “one of most commanding views from an Outer Banks lighthouse.” Now, you can go up and take a look for yourself for the first time in the structure’s 141-year history.
A new visitors’ center in Manteo offers a hands-on, learning experience about the federal wildlife refuges in North Carolina.
It was 40 years ago that Carolista Fletcher Baum stepped out in front of a bulldozer to spark a movement to save the highest sand dune on the East Coast.
It took a couple of years of busting up concrete, moving dirt around and digging holes for plants, but the first saltwater wetland in the state that’s designed to treat polluted runoff is now open in Manteo as a town park.