The Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will hear during its meeting Wednesday in Raleigh a toxicology summary for PFAS and updates on recent studies for the long-lasting chemicals.
The new state construction requirements to be featured at the Holly Ridge site are meant to ensure that docks and piers are built to a stronger standard to prevent storm debris and reduce cleanup and repairs after storms.
Money for the five efforts here is part of $144 million for projects that enhance the resilience of coastal communities and improve habitat for fish and wildlife in 31 states and U.S. territories.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reversed its approval for Chemours to import GenX into North Carolina.
Nick Pulfer has been selected to serve as the new chief of visitor and resource protection for the Cape Lookout National Seashore.
The 15-minute event, which caps off the year-long celebration of the Ocracoke Light Station’s 200th anniversary, will take place Dec. 7.
A ruddy turnstone secures a snack recently at the surf’s edge near Oceanana Pier in Atlantic Beach. These sandpipers have a varied diet that includes crabs, mollusks, worms, sea urchins and small fish, according to the National Audubon Society. They nest in the North American and Eurasian arctic and winter along the coastlines of six continents. Contributed photo: Nicholas Green
The project to help improve coastal resilience in five communities will kick off with a check presentation at 11 a.m. Friday at Carteret Community College’s Bryant Student Center.
Attendees can learn about artificial light at night on the Outer Banks, including changes over the past nine years, what Outer Banks residents and visitors think about artificial light at night, and how changes relate to sea turtle nesting patterns.
Several of the appointments to boards and commissions Gov. Roy Cooper announced Monday reside on the coast.
The “Love the Beach, Respect the Ocean” campaign is a multiorganizational effort to bring awareness to potentially life-threatening beach and ocean hazards.
Brunswick County wants input on landscaping, green space, and tree requirements to help refine and prioritize the recommendations needed to update the county’s unified development ordinance.
The Southport-Fort Fisher ferry will operate on a modified, one-boat schedule Monday while a Netflix crew films aboard one of the two boats on the route.
The workshop Dec. 5 aims to delve into a comprehensive discussion of the coastal economy in North Carolina.
“Christmas on the North End” will feature costumed interpreters sharing how Roanoke Island families celebrated the Christmas holiday in the mid-1800s.
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center is kicking off its annual Waterfowl Weekend Dec. 1-3 at the center on Harkers Island with a chowder and stew competition.