Stakeholders from various agencies, including the town of Beaufort, the Coast Guard and the Rachel Carson Reserve, met recently to outline a plan to address the longstanding problems of marine debris and illegal moorings in Taylor’s Creek.
In its 20th year, a Fisheries Reform Act anniversary summit is being held Wednesday by Outer Banks Catch to revisit the creation of the state’s first comprehensive fisheries management law.
The Crystal Coast Stargazers Club, which formed about a year ago and has grown to about 150 members, meets frequently at various sites in Carteret County to view the night sky.
The Crystal Coast Beekeepers Association’s annual honey tasting event in Morehead City this week attracted not just fans of the sweet, golden goo, but also experienced and aspiring beekeepers.
A celebration of community, heritage and living traditions of the waterman with seafood, live music and tributes is how organizers describe the annual Day at the Docks event set for this weekend in Hatteras Village.
The town of Beaufort approved in August a watershed restoration plan that includes strategies to reduce polluted runoff and decrease localized flooding.
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center on Harkers Island is incorporating this year’s 25th anniversary celebration with the annual Taste of Core Sound Summer Edition, a fundraising dinner and a program, set for Friday.
A 90-day appeal period has begun for property owners, community officials and others in nine coastal counties to protest information in proposed new flood insurance rate maps.
Wild Caught local seafood and music festival set for Aug. 18 and Aug. 19 in Down East Carteret County’s Gloucester celebrates locally grown and caught food and area musicians.
The Emerald Isle Waterbird Stewards Program, under the supervision of the Wildlife Resources Commission, is working to protect beach-nesting least terns and Wilson’s plovers, both of special concern in North Carolina.
A tribute to Harkers Island musicians will be part of Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center’s 25th anniversary celebration June 23-24.
Tools for slowing the flow of polluting stormwater runoff were the focus of a recent event at the Cedar Point Recreation Area, part of a collaborative effort to restore water quality in the White Oak River.
Federal officials this week took steps toward approving permits for seismic exploration for oil and natural gas off the East Coast, as opponents warn of its threats to the coastal environment.
Despite concern over reported black bear sightings in coastal North Carolina communities, wildlife experts say it’s not that unusual to see them out and about this time of year.
Since 1942, the lives of British soldiers who defended the Atlantic coast, including North Carolina’s, during World War II have been honored during ceremonies on the Outer Banks.
The Carolina coast was seemingly far removed but also vitally engaged in the escalating Cold War in April 1962, when President Kennedy toured area military installations.