Navigation on the Cape Fear River between Wilmington and Fayetteville relies on a system of locks and dams, the first of which was completed a century ago.
A celebration is set for Oct. 3 to mark the centennial of the completion of Lock and Dam No. 1 on the Cape Fear River and to show off the public facilities.
An exhibit at the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher showcases images of 31 species captured by automatic cameras placed in the wild over a two-year period.
A $17 million restoration project will shore up the hull of the USS North Carolina and add a new education walkway along the Cape Fear River and a nature trail along Eagles Island.
In the first of two stories about the beginning of turtle-nesting season next month, we look at the successful efforts at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area to control predators of sea turtle eggs.
Since the beginning, humans have relied on a partnership with nature to survive. So it is only natural that when the tiniest workers in the human food chain are in danger, it is time to give them a little helping hand.
Meet Sandie Cecelski, a N.C. Coastal Federation board member. This marine science teacher from Carolina Beach is passionate about getting her students outdoors and hands-on.
Southeast North Carolina’s heritage is infused with the culture of West African descendants. The Gullah or Geechee people are known for their story-telling, rice-based cuisine and fishing traditions.
Meet David Paynter, treasurer for the N.C. Coastal Federation’s board of directors. When he’s not bird watching or kayaking on Hewlett’s Creek, he’s trying to protect it.
Find out why this Sunset Beach resident won an award for being a dedicated, persistent and effective advocate for our coast.