The N.C. coast lost a great friend and champion with the death of Bernice Rice of Thomas Landing in Onslow County.
Sam Bland got an unexpected surprise after Christmas on a jog down the beach at Emerald Isle. He rushed back with his camera to catch The Dance of the Dolphins.
With the takeover of state government complete, Gov. Pat McCrory and the GOP must now govern in way that doesn’t alienate voters.
The three species of glasswort that grow along the coast are hardy and salt tolerant and go out in a blaze of glory.
The big pink bird is rarely seen in North Carolina, so when reports of one visiting Bear Island reached Sam Bland, he had to check it out.
Let’s hope the N.C. House of Representative budget writers don’t sell our educators short. They should restore funds for the N.C. Center for the Advancement of Teaching.
The “central park” of Atlantic Beach, the 31-acre preserve and nature trail was once threatened by development and is now about all that’s left of the town’s natural environment.
Everybody has their favorite shell, but in North Carolina, the Holy Grail of seashells seems to be the Scotch bonnet.
Two state representatives pushed for significant improvements to a bill that remakes the state’s regulatory commissions.
Producing and refining oil and natural gas is a dirty, smelly business that pollutes the water and air, mars the landscape and, when an accident occurs, can have life-changing effects. And all for what? A few months supply of gasoline?
A new poll found that a sizable majority of voters thinks it’s prudent for Gov. Pat McCrory to balance economic development with environmental protection.
The largest seabirds in the North Atlantic, the northern gannets have long been tied to maritime culture.
Thanks to a change in state law, Gov.-elect Pat McCrory now has lots more discretion to make state government a highly political place to work.
After Hurricane Sandy passes, beach communities will again ask for federal money to rebuild their beaches, but it’s not clear that’s what Congress intended.
When the temperatures start to drop,the king of butterflies — the monarchs — begin their long and amazing migration back to the mountains Mexico.
Todd Miller’s commute to work can include flocks of cormorants blackening the sky and pound nets as “highway” markers.