Stakeholders working for a year and a half on a plan to address the problems that have resulted in Lake Mattamuskeet’s impaired status are set to present their draft report Tuesday.
The Corps of Engineers is set to study what to do with the old navigational locks and dams on the Cape Fear River, such as demolish them or let the state or local governments take ownership.
A new partnership announced Thursday is focused on the social, economic and environmental value of shellfish in North Carolina waters.
Groups and agencies that have joined in a public-private partnership to restore and expand oyster habitat in North Carolina hosted Monday a behind-the-scenes tour in Morehead City.
Students across the state are raising and releasing American shad as part of the Shad in the Classroom program, giving them a chance to learn about and participate in the recovery work of the American shad.
Carteret County fourth- and fifth-graders learned about marine debris during the interdisciplinary Duke University Marine Lab Community Science program, including Tiller School students who shared last week their research and art.
The removal of a longstanding dam on the Neuse River in Raleigh is already having positive effects, advocates say, and a celebration set for Saturday offers a chance to see the changes firsthand.
Beaufort and the North Carolina Coastal Reserve held last week a Beaufort Harbor management public meeting to better understand concerns residents have about Taylor’s Creek.
Concepts presented Tuesday for redeveloping Navassa’s former creosote plant site include not only commercial lots but also recreational amenities and features that recognize the town’s history and culture.
Sturgeon City, the former Jacksonville wastewater treatment plant repurposed as an environmental educational center, looks to expand its community outreach with the construction of a $3.2 million building for classes, conferences and weddings.
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries Director Steve Murphey, speaking last week to a legislative committee on agricultural, natural and economic resources, said shellfish aquaculture is gaining momentum but facing challenges.
North Carolina and Virginia have updated a partnership to more effectively manage the Albemarle-Pamlico estuary, the second largest estuary in the continental United States.
The neglected Palmetto-Peartree Preserve in Tyrrell County, a habitat for the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker, is in the process of being transferred to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
Health and environmental concerns are top priority for Navassa residents affected by the 251-acre Superfund site in Brunswick County that has varying levels of creosote contamination in the soil and groundwater.
The economic benefits of biodiversity and habitat preservation from off-road vehicle restrictions put in place in 2012 on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore far outweigh the costs, according to a recent study.
Beaufort commissioners recently approved applying for a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration marine debris removal grant to begin cleaning up Taylor’s Creek and adjacent waters.