Four coastal park facilities to receive funding for accessibility projects through the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund.
EPA announces proposed federal PFAS contaminant levels
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed limits for half-dozen chemical compounds, including GenX, in drinking water.
Ocracoke Light Station 200th anniversary event May 18
Cape Hatteras National Seashore plans to celebrate Ocracoke Light Station’s 200th anniversary with a special event and weekly educational programs.
Open houses set on Kitty Hawk offshore wind project
Avangrid Renewables will host informational open houses in Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Havelock and Morehead City.
Fourth Rodanthe house since February 2022 falls into ocean
Cape Hatteras National Seashore staff are communicating with the owners to coordinate removing the fallen oceanfront structure and all related debris.
Hearing April 12 on Dare County proposed shellfish leases
The public can attend the meeting in-person at the Dare County Government Center in Manteo or online.
State recognizes Women’s History Month with programs
As part of its celebration of Women’s History Month, the state Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will highlight women’s achievements through programs and exhibits.
Duke to host STEM event April 1 for middle schoolers
Registration opens March 13 for the Growing Equity in Science & Technology event.
Offshore wind open house to be held in Brunswick County
The North Carolina Taskforce for Offshore Wind Economic Resource Strategies, or NC TOWERS, members and experts will be available during the informal open house.
Federal grant to accelerate Alligator River bridge project
The $110 million National Infrastructure Project Assistance program grant is one of nine awarded nationwide and will go toward the estimated $294 million project to replace the Lindsay C. Warren Bridge completed in 1962.
Environmental Justice Board to discuss cumulative impacts
The specially called in-person meeting begins at 6 p.m. March 16 in Raleigh.
Public input needed on bird hunting, conservation plans
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public comment on 2023-24 migratory game bird hunting seasons and two conservation plans.
Traveling exhibit to highlight people of Winton Triangle
With its first exhibition at the C.S. Brown Auditorium in Winton, “Building A Mixed-Race Community” spans 1851 to 1973 and through 30 panels tells stories of more than 30 Hertford County residents.
‘Roanoke River Lights’ focus of History for Lunch program
Elizabeth City’s Museum of the Albemarle is to welcome Roanoke River Lighthouse and Maritime Museum curator for its April 5 lunch program.
Wilmington area to celebrate Cape Fear Creek Week
Wilmington and advocacy groups are joining with the state Cooperative Extension for a weeklong celebration of Cape Fear Creek Week starting March 13.
Right whale researchers to give program Friday in Beaufort
North Atlantic right whale aerial observers with the Florida-based Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute will be at the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort Friday evening to present their research.