The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ annual insect celebration, BugFest 2021: Plan Bee!, will be mostly virtual this year.
Ocracoke ferry routes will transition to the fall schedule next week.
N.C.’s Water Resources Research Institute and Sea Grant are offering funding to graduates researching water quality issues.
A Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan virtual meeting is set for Sept. 27 to discuss implementing the plan approved by the state in August 2019.
Carteret Big Sweep is looking for volunteers to #ConnectAndCollect this month during Ocean Conservancy’s 36th annual International Coastal Cleanup.
Airports in Dare, Carteret and Hyde counties have been approved for state and federal funding to improve safety and customer service.
A Raleigh judge says the lawsuit filed by Coastal Conservation Association of North Carolina and 86 other plaintiffs against the state can move forward.
State officials urge the public to avoid green or blue water in the Pamlico River due to an algal bloom.
The N.C. Marine Fisheries commission will vote 2 p.m. Thursday on amendments and readoption of nine rules pertaining to waters managed jointly with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
Moores Creek National Battlefield will take visitors to the 18th century 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, during Patriot’s Day living history event.
Marc Basnight Bridge will be closed to traffic from 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday while NCDOT performs a high-resolution scan.
The Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route is on a reduced schedule starting Friday and the Currituck-Knotts Island ferry route will be suspended Saturday through Monday while the staff support the Hatteras-Ocracoke route temporarily short-staffed due to COVID-19.
Workers connected this week the two trestles being used to build the Rodanthe “jug handle” bridge.
Sgt. Odell Williams has been named the North Carolina Marine Patrol Officer of the year for 2021.
September is National Preparedness Month and FEMA is encouraging residents to “Prepare to Protect” their loved ones.
A new report from ocean conservation advocacy group Oceana finds that data on ocean-dependent jobs and fishing, tourism and recreation revenue support permanent protection from future offshore drilling.