Sand dollars are fragile, so finding an intact one on the sand is a thrill for beachcombers, but they are also fascinating creatures with features that are the stuff of legends.
Beachcomber’s View: Science of Sea Glass
Sea glass, or pieces of glass from broken bottles or other items worn smooth by the ocean, is growing in popularity as a collectible but getting harder to find on beaches.
Beachcomber’s View: Whelks Versus Conchs
Longtime Outer Banks beachcomber Kristin Hissong explains the myriad differences between conchs, which typically prefer tropical waters, and whelks that are often found on Outer Banks beaches and a favorite of collectors.