The Shoreline Health Oversight, Restoration, Resilience, and Enhancement Act would preserve coastal habitat while providing affordable, alternative sand sources used for beach nourishment projects, writes guest columnist Andrew Hutson of Audubon North Carolina
A recent symposium at Tryon Palace explored the role of water travel in the escapes of countless enslaved North Carolinians.
NOAA forecasters predict between 14 and 21 named storms for the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 and officials urge residents to prepare now.
Trash trouts, litter traps and an informed public help protect North Carolina watersheds from plastic waste big and small.
Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Protection Organization volunteers work year-round, not just on World Turtle Day, to protect sea turtles, especially during nesting season.
Bertie County, an agricultural hub on the inner banks of northeastern North Carolina, turns 300 this year.
The N.C. Department of Transportation’s first passenger ferry originally planned for a 2018 launch was christened Monday and has begun making runs between Hatteras and Ocracoke.
The governor’s proposed $29.3 billion 2022-23 budget funds offshore wind industry infrastructure, buyouts of hog farms in floodplains, forest preservation and management, and expansion of climate resiliency programs.
The draft list of impaired waters in North Carolina released earlier this year is required under the federal Clean Water Act, but improved water quality standards are needed and rivers and sounds not on the list also need urgent attention, biologists and advocates say.
Various coastal North Carolina nonprofits are organizing Hands Across the Sand events Saturday as part of the national movement to raise awareness of clean energy alternatives.
A journey on foot from Clingmans Dome to the Outer Banks provided a new outlook on life, and people.
More than 400 recently made their way to Portsmouth Island to remember their ancestors while celebrating community.
After a nearby house fell earlier this year, Cape Hatteras National Seashore superintendent had advised owners of the two beach houses that were destroyed by a coastal storm Tuesday to remove the homes or take other proactive measures.
The NOAA National Marine Sanctuary Systems will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and a livestreamed expedition begins next week at the first national marine sanctuary off Cape Hatteras.
New research from UNC shows that the state’s current water quality standards for chlorophyll-a and turbidity may not protect submerged aquatic vegetation in high-salinity estuaries considered economically and environmentally vital.
May brings with it the promise of southwest breezes and pleasant days on the water with the ability to finally get in a small boat and catch a fish close to shore — the true sign of approaching summer.