The University of North Carolina Wilmington recently gifted its north Atlantic gray whale specimen to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort kicks off its inaugural “Boo-Fort” Halloween at 11 a.m. Friday with a talk on Maritime Myths and Legends at the museum, followed by activities at Gallants Channel Annex.
The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport has begun offering tactile maps of the facility to allow visitors with low-vision or who have blindness to access the site independently.
Sgt. Odell Williams has been named the North Carolina Marine Patrol Officer of the year for 2021.
N.C. Maritime Museum in Southport will have on display this summer an exhibit featuring work from the LGBTQIA+ communities whose art intersects with the maritime community.
The N.C. Maritime Museum in Southport hosted state Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing staff who gave feedback on the newly offered American Sign Language tour.
There will be a second chance in September for those interested in mariculture to take the North Carolina Shellfish Farming Academy, which launched in June with its inaugural sessions at Carteret Community College.
North Carolina Sea Grant has released a new series of downloadable seafood posters designed for retailers that showcase kitchen-tested recipes from Mariner’s Menu, the program’s seafood recipe and resources site.
The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Southport is set to host a symposium April 4 on North Carolina and South Carolina during Reconstruction.
Susan Hill, co-owner of Down East Mariculture in Carteret County, explains how her oyster nursery helps marine life, honors local history and supports the community.
Officials at Cape Lookout National Seashore, in conjunction with the Crystal Coast Stargazers Club, plan to seek the park’s designation as an International Dark Sky Park.
The state Department of Environmental Quality has certified the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island as a N.C. Green Travel destination for its sustainability goals to reduce energy use, landfill waste and overall impact on the environment.
The wreck of what may be an English ship that stranded in February 1883 was found this month on the beach across from the Wreck Tiki Bar and Food in Hatteras Village.
The N.C. Maritime Museum in Southport will begin a hurricane series Monday and will be held once a month through hurricane season and to mark the 65th anniversary of Hurricane Hazel.
The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras is hosting a hurricane talk series June 20, July 18 and Aug. 15 focusing on documenting disasters with area photographer Daniel Pullen.
Whales found here, historic hunting practices and marine mammal conservation will be the focus of the fourth annual North Carolina Whales and Whaling Symposium in Beaufort.