They went above and beyond for the coast and for their students. Find out why this worship center and its educators received a Pelican Award from the N.C. Coastal Federation.
The State of the Sharks
Some say sharks are endangered, others that great whites are on the surge. We take you on a shark research ship to learn what’s happening to our coast’s top predators.
Community Farm Takes Root in Carteret
The N.C. Coastal Federation’s EarthWise farm started with a seed — first planted in the imagination of an old man and then in the soil by his children.
Restored Coastal Marshes Fight Climate Change
That’s what researchers found at the N.C. Coastal Federation’s wetland restoration project in Carteret County. It’s all about the blue carbon. But what is blue carbon?
2014 Pelican Award Winners
A fisherman, a realtor and a former senator are among the 15 recipients of this year’s awards, which honor exemplary efforts to preserve and protect the coastal environment.
Remembering the ‘Library Lady’
Sarah Hamilton is remembered for her environmental activism, volunteerism and dedication to the N.C. Coastal Federation, but most of all for her love of books.
Federation Hits Milestone on Lockwood Folly
The N.C. Coastal Federation’s recently completed oyster restoration project marks the end of years of work in the river, at least for now.
Marsh Planting Stabilizes Island
A marsh planting on Carrot Island near Beaufort will protect its rapidly eroding shoreline and show people how to control erosion without resorting to bulkheads.
Putting the “Sea” in Cleanup
This summer the N.C. Coastal Federation is taking people out on the water to pick up marine debris from local islands.
Study Finds Heavy Metals in Oysters
In the second of two parts, we detail the levels of heavy metals a recent study found in oysters in Brunswick and New Hanover counties.
What’s in Those Oysters You’re Eating?
A recent study takes a closer look at what’s accumulating in the oysters of Brunswick and New Hanover counties. In the first of two parts, we detail the research of a contaminant banned in Europe but commonly used here.
Cruise With the Federation
No need to leave the coast this summer. Travel through estuaries and explore unspoiled islands on one of the N.C. Coastal Federation’s coastal cruises near you.
Meet the Author of the Magic School Bus
This Saturday is your chance to eat ice cream with Joanna Cole and hear her read from her children’s book on the climate challenge.
Grand Opening Unveils a Special Dedication
It couldn’t have been a nicer day for the grand opening of the N.C. Coastal Federation’s new education center and southeast office, which was named in honor of two environmental philanthropists.
Coastal Sketch: Lauren Hermley
If you live in Beaufort, you likely know her. If you don’t, you might like to get to know the vice president of the N.C. Coastal Federation who dives shipwrecks and travels the world.
Learning is Appreciating
It was something of an Earth Day for the third- and fourth-grade students at Maysville Elementary school on their field trip to Bear Island. For many, it was their first trip to the beach.