Currituck Sound, once the crown jewel of the Atlantic Flyway, but migratory waterfowl counts have plummeted. Years of pilot projects and collaboration led to a working plan for restoring this important marsh habitat.
The decision continues a trend of county-based essential or workforce housing proposals being rejected at the municipal level.
UNCW researcher and Hatteras Island resident Kate Sutherland studies the chemical isotopes of the feathers from black-capped petrels, a difficult-to-study, endangered pelagic birds species.
A year into a 30-month public science study, preliminary data appears to show that higher than expected nutrient loads in minor tributaries may contribute to increasingly regular and persistent blue-green algal blooms in northeastern North Carolina rivers.
Meg Puckett, who manages the herd for the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, knows well the challenges and the horses themselves, but she says the work never gets old.
North Carolina has the largest state beekeeping association in the country, but its number of large-scale commercial beekeeping operations lags far behind other states.
A glimpse into the Civil War-era Freedmen’s Colony experience may soon be brought to life thanks to a planned Fort Raleigh National Historic Site project.
New amenities, a wheelchair-accessible beach path to the shore, and a natural setting one officials called “the best possible fit for a county park” will soon be fully opened to the public.
Lewiston Woodville in Bertie County has poverty and obesity-related health challenges, but one small nonprofit is working to get young people outside and healthier.
East Carolina University researcher Matthew Pawelski used computer modeling and imaging to make precise comparisons of wreckage and known details of a lost former Civil War naval vessel refitted commercial use.
The unanimous vote in favor of the special use permit allows the 60-home project proposed for 10.5 acres in Wanchese to move forward.
A quest to drive visitors to the Historic Jarvisburg Colored School Museum has led to the creation of the nine-county African American Experience of Northeast North Carolina trail.
Dare County commissioners have tabled a decision on a requested special use permit that would greenlight a controversial proposed 60-unit cluster development in Wanchese.
After the pandemic lockdown, a friend’s wedding in Madrid and a new perspective on getting outside, Luke Halton made it his mission to create a new hiking trail on the Outer Banks.
A recently unveiled painting depicts one of the “checkerboard” crews of the U.S. Life-Saving Service staffed by both Black and white members during the late 19th and early 20th century.
The $110 million National Infrastructure Project Assistance program grant is one of nine awarded nationwide and will go toward the estimated $294 million project to replace the Lindsay C. Warren Bridge completed in 1962.