The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will take part in a nationwide campaign to promote sobriety while boating and educate boaters about the dangers of boating while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
We’re making some changes around here, improvements needed for more flexibility and responsiveness in delivering the news of the North Carolina coast that you have come to expect and trust, along with a nod to our past.
Staging is underway for an $18 million combined channel maintenance and beach renourishment project for Morehead City Harbor and Bogue Banks that is expected to begin Jan. 5.
Audubon North Carolina has completed its first phase of oyster reef restoration the lower Cape Fear River to help restore bird and fish habitat and improve water quality.
President Trump signed an order Tuesday to expand a moratorium on offshore drilling off Florida’s Gulf Coast to include the Atlantic coasts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.
The state Marine Fisheries Commission voted last week to institute changes addressing user conflicts associated with shellfish leases.
An attorney for a couple suing the Coastal Resources Commission says reams of scientific studies on sea level rise and erosion are irrelevant to his clients’ property rights case.
Maj. Cam Ingram, who has more than 20 years at the Wildlife Resources Commission, has been selected to succeed Gordon Meyers at the state agency’s executive director.
Residents of coastal North Carolina acknowledge that changes attributed to climate change and sea level rise are happening, but there’s still a reluctance to use the terms.
Hurricane Florence in 2018 marked the beginning of a shift in attitudes toward climate science, researchers say, but whether increased acceptance leads to policy changes remains uncertain.
A federal judge has dismissed a Maryland couple’s legal fight against North Carolina regulators to replace a house destroyed by fire on the same site, one of the most rapidly eroding stretches of beach on the Outer Banks.
A report released Wednesday by the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies puts the latest science on global climate change and sea level rise in perspective for North Carolina.
Coastal researchers and UNC officials recently gave invited guests an up-close look at the newly refurbished wet labs at the university’s Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City.
The earliest leaves of spring in much of North Carolina and along the coast are coming out nearly a month earlier the long-term average this year, researchers say.
Officials in Carteret County have asked the N.C. Department of Transportation to do an express design for a proposed third bridge to Bogue Banks.
A legislative committee approved a draft bill Monday that would require the state’s environmental agency to make further changes to its organizational structure.