Thanks to funding from the Orton Foundation, Audubon North Carolina will be managing eight sanctuary islands in Brunswick County, benefiting over 50,000 birds and thousands of hatchlings in the coming year.
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island officials announced Monday that 76 more cold-stunned sea turtles had been admitted the aquarium’s Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation Center since its Thursday announcement, making the total 96.
Throughout 2018, there will be six opportunities to visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills at no charge.
The dismantling of the long-closed Cape Hatteras Fishing Pier in Frisco is underway. The removal, which has been met with difficulties from the beginning, could last a few days or take several weeks.
World Bank Group announced Tuesday during the One Planet Summit in Paris that it would no longer finance upstream oil and gas, or the component of the petroleum industry that finds and produces crude oil and natural gas.
Brunswick County plans to continue collecting used cooking oil at the six disposal sites in the county and is seeking proposals from businesses to provide the service.
After two years of discussion, the master plan for Hammocks Beach State Park 290-acre mainland area was released Tuesday by North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation.
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced Tuesday that the Department of Energy will provide $18.5 million for offshore wind research, specific to the United States, with the goal to reduce the cost.
Water treatment options will be explored before Brunswick County expands its Northwest Water Treatment Plant in Leland.
Planners have rejected half of the 12 originally proposed alternative routes for a project to improve transportation around New Hanover and Brunswick counties and the North Carolina Port of Wilmington.
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill students will present their Capstone Project research findings this month. Students based the Morehead City Field Site will present Dec. 8 and those at the Outer Banks Field Site on Dec. 14 in Wanchese.
Work has begun in preparation for the removal of what remains of Frisco Pier, which was already closed when damaged during Hurricane Earl in 2010.
Cape Lookout National Seashore has announced its winter hours. Effective Dec. 10, the Beaufort Visitor Center will be closed and the Harkers Island Visitor Center will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and closed on Sunday.
The first meeting of the Bald Head Island Transportation Authority is set for Dec. 14 in Bolivia. The ferry system that was once privately owned is now under Brunswick County’s management.
Town Manager Stuart Turille submitted a letter of resignation from his position in North Topsail Beach effective Jan. 1, 2018. The town board of aldermen will meet in a closed session Dec. 6 to discuss how to proceed.
Congressman Walter B. Jones wants the Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate all possible outcomes of its proposal to move the Morehead City Port channel 700 feet west, away from Shackleford Banks and toward Atlantic Beach.