Winborne Evans of Roanoke Island has a passion for honeybees. “Honeybees need humans to survive,” she says. “We’ve got to remember what they do for us, as well as what we do for them.”
Growing Up as a Student of the Sounds
That’s Ladd Bayliss, a native of Manns Harbor in Dare County and a coastal advocate for the N.C. Coastal Federation. She offers an essay about growing up along Croatan Sound.
A Tour of N.C. 12
Coastal Advocate Ladd Bayliss takes readers on a tour of the tenuous N.C. 12 from Nags Head to Rodanthe.
A Shrimper’s Life
This time of year will find Robby and Daniel Midgett plying the waters around their home in Stumpy Point for white shrimp or “green tails.” They wonder, though, how long they’ll be able to do it.
Meet Midge Ogletree
For Midge Ogletree of Columbia, retirement wasn’t exactly about relaxing, but more about giving back. She serves on the Columbia Board of Aldermen and on the federation’s Board of Directors and works tirelessly to restore the environment of the northeast N.C. coast.
Murray Bridges: Still Fishing After All These Years
Despite declining water quality, soaring fuel prices and increased foreign competition, commercial fisherman Murray Bridges still takes to the water early most mornings in search of beautiful swimmers.
Manteo’s Rain Garden Lady
Mary Ann Hodges, a teacher at Manteo Middle School, knows that kids can learn from doing something as simple as planting a tree.
Taking Measure of an Iconic Fish of the Albemarle
Researchers are working with commercial fishermen to try and better understand the migration patterns of striped bass in Albemarle Sound and the Roanoke River.