A collaborative effort among residents, local and state entities and organizations to save a historic road in Kitty Hawk has led to the first time the state Department of Transportation has contributed to a living shoreline project as a way to protect a street.
Organizations and municipalities along the coast are finding ways to reuse natural Christmas trees, now that the holidays are over.
Recent but unrelated purchases by the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust added acres to both the Gales Creek Preserve in Carteret County and the Brice’s Creek Preserve in Craven County.
The Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan, which was 18 months in development, has been submitted for final approval by the state Division of Water Quality.
Wildlife advocates won a decisive victory earlier this month when a federal judge banned the capture and killing of red wolves on private property, but the endangered species’ future isn’t so clear.
Conservationists say the Coastal Land Trust’s purchase earlier this year of about 3,000 acres along the Waccamaw River proved beneficial during Hurricane Florence’s flooding.
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.