During the Duke University Marine Lab open house July 13, there will be an invertebrate touch tank, research vessel tour and hands-on STEM activities.
The Wright Brothers National Memorial is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing by rebroadcasting the original news coverage, recreating the night of July 20, 1969, when the national park hosted a live news broadcast.
Regularly scheduled and special activities abound along the coast during Fourth of July holiday week at parks, aquariums, museums and more, including fireworks shows.
The Coast Guard is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspected hoax caller who has made numerous hoax radio transmissions originating from the Pamlico Sound and Oregon Inlet area.
Avangrid Renewables will study the seabed and sub-surface conditions using high-resolution geophysical surveys of the Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Lease Area about 24 miles off the North Carolina and Virginia coasts.
The Division of Coastal Management is adjusting the jurisdictions of its four regulatory district offices based in Elizabeth City, Washington, Morehead City and Wilmington to better serve the changing population.
The N.C. Department of Insurance is offering in July five flood insurance conferences, with two on the coast, to help the public, insurance and real estate agents statewide understand the need to purchase flood insurance .
Organizers of a new environmental group in Brunswick County plan a rally July 6 in Calabash to raise awareness of the risks offshore drilling pose to the N.C. coast.
The state Department of Transportation has awarded a $1.9 million contract to build a 1,000-foot bulkhead to slow erosion at the ferry terminal on the north end of Ocracoke Island.
Cape Lookout National Seashore has temporarily closed to motor vehicles 19 miles out of 47 miles of beach to protect record numbers of nesting shorebirds and sea turtles.
The N.C. Climate Change Interagency Council, which Gov. Roy Cooper created last year by executive order, is set to hold its fourth meeting July 16 in Winston-Salem.
North Carolina Coastal Land Trust has transferred to the state Wildlife Resources Commission most of the 5,400 acres in Down East Carteret County it bought this month to be used as game lands.
Volunteers are welcome to join a native planting event 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the New Hanover County Arboretum when a media tour will be held to highlight the recently completed stormwater project to improve the water quality of nearby Bradley Creek.
Climb to the top of Cape Lookout Lighthouse at night, like lightkeepers did, during the seasonal Evening at the Cape program being offered in July, August, September and October.
The state Division of Coastal Management has OK’d an emergency permit so the Department of Transportation can build a 1,000-foot-long bulkhead at the ferry terminal on Ocracoke Island’s north end.
Dare County commissioners voted unanimously this week to submit an application for a federal transportation grant to fund the Hatteras Village multi-use path project.