ECOnet, an online weather and soil data program through the State Climate Office of North Carolina, will soon be able to collect information from Jockey’s Ridge State Park, the first of the program’s weather stations on the Outer Banks.
As highly pathogenic avian influenza infects wild birds and poultry across the country — often without clear symptoms — agriculture and wildlife officials advise taking steps to slow the spread.
Fairs and festivals are planned for up and down the coast to celebrate Earth Day, which is Friday.
Summer Michaud-Skog’s recently published book, “Fat Girls Hiking: An Inclusive Guide to Getting Outdoors at Any Size or Ability” is about how anyone can find their own ways to connect with nature.
The 12th North Carolina Science Festival taking place this month is well underway but there are still plenty of opportunities to learn about science and celebrate Earth Day on the coast.
Chris Baillie leads a three-year pilot program to determine if existing partnerships to protect military installations from encroachment should be expanded to better incorporate climate resilience and adaptation.
A North Carolina nonprofit and another from Virginia have been awarded a combined $40,000 by the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership to help teachers educate students about the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine region.
Grants from Section 319 of the Clean Water Act are now available for communities to address pollution from stormwater and flooding.
The town and its historic preservation commission have been awarded a federal grant to update its outdated architectural survey, which will documents buildings and landscapes at least 50 years old.
Duke’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions found that the introduction of plastic pollution policies stalled on a national and global level when COVID-19 emerged, but the fight against plastic pollution in coastal North Carolina continues.
UNC sea level rise researcher Rick Luettich says the report is notable for the certainty of its predictions.
Aquariums, state agencies and volunteer organizations work together every winter to rehabilitate sea turtles that get caught close to shore when temperatures plunge.
The Coastal Resources Commission has given the N.C. Department of Transportation approval to build a turnaround and sandbag structure perpendicular to the shoreline where the existing highway will come to a dead end once the Rodanthe “jug handle” bridge is opened to traffic.
The Coastal Resources Commission last week adopted a new directive instructing its science panel to provide annual reports on sea level rise research rather than five-year updates.
The Coastal Resources Commission on Thursday may consider moving from being updated every five years on sea level rise research to annually.
The state Rules Review Commission is set to consider proposed permanent rules created to correct a gap in North Carolina’s permitting authority over certain federally defined wetlands.