She has been refuge biologist for Pea Island refuge, Pocosin Lakes refuge, Mattamuskeet refuge complex, and a wildlife biologist with the inventory and monitoring branch.
Weyerhaeuser sets aside 1,600-plus acres for conservation
The eight sites to be added to the registry in Pender, Sampson, Beaufort, Brunswick, Bertie and Hyde counties provide important wildlife habitats and contribute to landscape resilience, officials said.
Groups fund NC butterfly conservation, coastal restoration
The National Science Foundation and Paul G. Allen Family Foundation announced six awards for conservation science and action on behalf of key species and ecosystems, including two North Carolina projects.
Board to discuss updated plans for Topsail Beach parcel
Todd Olson, the prospective owner of the land at “The Point,” seeks the conditional rezoning of more than 30 acres of the nearly 150-acre tract so that he may build seven single-family homes.
Vote by March 24 to name Fort Fisher aquarium’s otter pups
The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher’s otter team is asking for the public to help name the newest Asian small-clawed pups born Jan. 31.
State’s wild turkey season to set for April 1-May 6
Wild turkey hunting season for youth is April 1 to 7, with the statewide season following April 8 to May 6.
Presentation to explore air quality-water quality connection
The program is at noon at the Museum of the Albemarle.
Crystal Coast, NC SciFest star parties set for April 21-22
Crystal Coast Stargazers, Cape Lookout National Seashore, Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center and Fort Macon State Park have teamed up to host the two star parties on Harkers Island.
Teens needed to volunteer at Fort Fisher aquarium
Online registration is open for ages 14 to 17 to become summer volunteers at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
Beaufort whale center to hold open house, tours
Typically not open to the public on a regular basis, Bonehenge Whale Center in Beaufort will host an open house April 1 and behind-the-scenes tours throughout the year.
DEQ now offers online option to request public records
The new online form on the state Department of Environmental Quality website is an effort by the state agency to improve efficiency, tracking and fulfillment of requests by staff, officials said.
NCDOT needs volunteers April 15-29 for spring litter sweep
Use the North Carolina Department of Transportation website to find local litter management coordinators for your area to participate.
Cleanup begins this summer at Navassa site; meeting set
The work is to be discussed next week during a virtual and in-person community meeting and an in-person information session.
Expect construction-related delays on way to Bogue Banks
Motorists can expect delays while crossing the Emerald Isle Bridge or traveling Highway 70 in Morehead City in the coming weeks.
Federal appeals court affirms mid-Currituck bridge decision
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled that transportation agencies did not violate National Environmental Policy Act by not issuing a new environmental study.
State issues permit for Chowan County wind energy project
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources announced Tuesday that it had granted approval for up to 45 turbines and associated infrastructure to be built north of Edenton.