Though Cape Point was technically closed for almost two hours in July when an unexploded ordnance washed ashore on the Shelly Island sandbar, the beach otherwise remained open for ORVs, thanks to nesting factors and established ORV corridors.
The Dare County Waterways Commission met at the Fessenden Center Oct. 10 to review recent dredging at Hatteras Inlet, and to discuss upcoming goals and maintenance projects.
Commissioners in the Carteret County town of Pine Knoll Shores approved on Wednesday a resolution opposed to offshore oil and gas drilling and seismic exploration.
Jamie Bartram, a professor and founding director of The Water Institute at UNC, has been appointed to lead the science panel recently expanded to advise secretaries of both DEQ and DHHS and set to meet Oct. 23.
Two international experts are slated to discuss offshore drilling during “To Drill or Not To Drill” Public Square forum Oct. 17 in Wilmington.
In conjunction with the Carteret County annual fall Big Sweep, the Plastic Ocean Project’s second Fishing4Plastic Tournament, Oct. 21 in Beaufort, is an opportunity to remove plastic and debris from the ocean.
Water in New Hanover and Pender counties is being tested after tests indicated potentially dangerous compounds could be leaching out of utility filtration devices after upstream discharges ceased.
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has denied an application to build the controversial proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline that would cut across the state.
Make a difference at Cape Hatteras National Seashore Oct. 28 during Make A Difference Day. Volunteers can drop in to plant sea oats for dune restoration near Ramp 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. that Saturday.
Cape Lookout National Seashore’s autumn programs will take visitors to the past to learn about Depression-era murals in Beaufort, to Shackleford Banks to see the wild horses.
The North Carolina Aquarium On Roanoke Island is doing its part to keep plastic out of the landfills and waterways by being a collection point for plastic bags and plastic films recycling on select Tuesday through the next seven months.
Regular CRO photo contributor Doug Waters is this month’s featured artist at Bogue Banks Library in Pine Knoll Shores. A reception will be held 3 to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 to celebrate the nature photographer.
UNCW Environmental Concerns Organization and NC Climate Solutions Coalition are hosting a free conference to discuss the economic and environmental impacts of and solutions for climate change Oct. 14 in Wilmington.
The General Assembly overrode Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the controversial House Bill 56 that included environmental provisions such as the GenX funding and the Outer Banks plastic bag ban repeal.
Learn how to use solar power at your home and speak to solar vendors and representatives the evening of Oct. 9 during “Residential Solar 101” at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort.
The Supreme Court has refused to hear a case challenging the public’s right to use North Carolina’s ocean beaches, letting stand an earlier ruling affirming the state’s public trust doctrine.