Records crowds are expected at North Carolina beaches this holiday weekend, and health experts offer suggestions to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus for those ready to put their toes in the sand.
Future Seasons’ Oysters Need Recycled Shells
Recycled oyster shells can be used to help buffer shorelines from erosion, promote habitat restoration and provide a foundation for rebuilding oyster populations in N.C. waters.
Event to Celebrate Role of Fire in Pine Forests
The Fire in the Pines Festival set for Saturday in Wilmington spotlights the importance of controlled burns for the plants and animals in North Carolina’s pine forests.
PFAS Found in Biodegradable Food Packaging
Biodegradable paper plates and food packaging may seem environmentally friendly, but recent studies have found per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in compost that includes food containers.
Port Officials Review Expansion Study Draft
Ports officials last week downplayed environmental challenges identified in the first draft of a feasibility study for the proposed deepening and widening of the Wilmington shipping channel.