Cape Hatteras National Seashore reported to that as of as of Wednesday, there were 414 sea turtle nests with about 16,504 eggs, breaking the previous record from 2016 of 325 nests.
Officials at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island announced Wednesday that Molly, the North American river otter that delighted visitors for nearly 18 years, was euthanized after having a seizure.
Dare County Soil and Water Conservation District is looking for landowners to apply for funding to implement best management practices to decrease stormwater runoff and protect water quality.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore is set to host programs at the U.S. Weather Bureau Station on Hatteras Island exploring the station’s role in predicting storms.
State regulators have set a public hearing for Thursday to receive comments and review proposed rules covering sedimentation and erosion related to development.
The Department of Transportation is conducting an online survey on using drones to inspect bridges, assess storm damage and deliver medical supplies and other services.
Randell Woodruff, currently Pender County’s manager, will begin work in October as Brunswick County’s next county manager.
Cape Lookout National Seashore is hosting the next installment in August of the seasonal Evening at the Cape, which gives visitors a chance to see the Lookout Lighthouse at night.
Newly published research shows that polyfluoroalkyl substances move from mom to fetus at higher rate in women with gestational diabetes.
The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island welcomed five green anoles hatchlings in the aquarium’s Seven Rivers gallery, thriving alongside two adult anoles already on exhibit.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation seeks volunteers Aug. 15 and Aug. 16 to help maintain rain garden and stormwater projects at Alderman and Bradley Creek elementary schools in Wilmington.
Dredging of the emergency ferry channel between Rodanthe and Stumpy Point in Dare County is expected to begin the first part of August.
State officials are urging the public to avoid an algal bloom on the east side of the Chowan River because of “high risk” to human health from a toxin called microcystin.
Work began last week on stabilizing the Reaves Chapel, a former African Methodist Episcopal church built after the Civil War by formerly enslaved people.
Oriental Harbor Marina is the newest certified North Carolina Clean Marina, a voluntary program under Division of Coastal Management for marinas that exceed minimum regulatory requirements.
The Nature Conservancy, the Air Force and the state Division of Coastal Management have purchased 2,224 acres to be added to the Emily and Richardson Preyer Buckridge Coastal Reserve in Tyrrell County.