Nearly 40 town officials gathered last week at a seminar sponsored by the federation to learn about innovative methods to control polluted runoff.
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A nonprofit group sent Hispanic students from Durham to Jones Island to help monitor restoration projects and to instill in them the value of science and education.
No less than six companies will spray backyards in Dare County to control mosquitoes. How effective are they and how dangerous are the chemicals they use?
If you thought it was hot in July in coastal North Carolina, you’re not alone. The month was the hottest month in recorded history for the United States. We may be getting an early glimpse of how future climate will look.
The new North Carolina Maritime Strategy report calls for billions of dollars in transportation improvements and construction at the state’s ports, in order to compete in the import/export business.
Federal and state agencies have asked for more study of a proposed terminal groin project on Figure Eight Island, and one federal agency has recommended that the proposal be denied until more information is provided.
The restoration of 5,000 acres of wetlands at North River Farms in Carteret County is just one of the many things the N.C. Coastal Federation has done in its 30 years that have made our coast a better place.
The N.C. Coastal Federation is celebrating its 30th birthday this year.The first of a two-part series explores the federation’s beginnings when the staff consisted of founder Todd Miller and his faithful dog Kwawk.
Sulfur opponents, teachers and local governments are among the 16 recipients of this year’s awards, which honor exemplary efforts to preserve and protect the coastal environment.
Mary Ellen Rogers retired to Oak Island to care for birds, creatures that have been caught in nets, sliced up by propellers or washed up on shore exhausted by the rigors of migration.
Gov. Beverly Perdue has until 11:59 p.m. Thursday to decide whether to veto several bills, including a much-maligned bill on future sea-level rise.
Driving to the outpost of Carova on the northern Outer Banks can get tricky since the paved road stops in Corolla 11 miles away, but that hasn’t stopped thousands of tourists from making the trip each year. Some wonder how bad traffic will get if a new bridge is built across Currituck Sound.
Recently, several groups of small farmers and gardeners, assisted by grants, have turned to the Internet to connect to that vast potential market of customers along the coast who want fresh, local produce.
The N.C. Coastal Federation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have a deal for you. They’ll pay 80 percent of the cost of planting rare Atlantic white cedar on your property.
Living shorelines offer many benefits over the wooden and rock walls that are customarily used to control erosion along estuarine shores. But researchers say they have to be carefully planned to maximize their natural elements.
Techniques to control erosion that use oyster shells and marsh grasses are often better alternatives than the traditional wooden bulkhead or rock seawall.