Recreational bag limits and commercial season closures for spot and Atlantic croaker announced earlier this spring were prompted by “moderate” concern about stocks, but state biologists say both species remain abundant.
Conservation Corps N.C.’s AmeriCorps crew joined the North Carolina Coastal Federation to work on shoreline projects along the coast last month.
Managing stormwater helps reduce the amount of pollution that ends up in the watershed, a recent study found.
The researcher who helped develop NOAA’s new wave prediction tool says beachgoers should know about the dangers of rip currents before heading to the ocean.
A recent study suggests that students can encourage adults to be more concerned about marine debris and support policies to address the issue.
New Bern in 1898 could have easily experienced a coup similar to the massacre that took place in Wilmington the same year, writes North Carolina historian David Cecelski.
In only the third update to its stormwater design manual since the late ’90s, the N.C. Department of Transportation is embracing more nature-based tools to reduce flooding and improve water quality.
Photojournalist Justin Cook shares a personal story of discovering his Outer Banks connections and how this shared history and the Salvo Community Cemetery are being lost to tides and time.
It’s that time of year, when North Carolina’s migratory fish species — river herring, Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon and American eel — are making their annual trips upriver to spawn.
Lauren Olinger, a researcher at UNC Wilmington, has discovered that a certain type of sponge in the Caribbean absorbs organohalides, which include some pollutants.
Those who spoke during a public hearing Saturday largely opposed a plan to assess property owners according to district to pay for a proposed $672 million beach project.
For the first time in years, endangered red wolves, four adults and four pups, have been released into the recovery area in northeastern North Carolina.
Jimmy Morris says he will rebuild his family’s aquaculture business, the Mill Point Hatchery in Sea Level, which was destroyed by fire early Sunday.
A state authority has tabled its decision on labeling Carteret County’s small public water system as a distressed unit over its finances amid a volley of private bids to purchase the utility.
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.
Outer Banks residents Tom and Vickie Byers’ interest in minimizing their home’s environmental footprint led them to create a rainwater system for their garden, showers and flushes.