Eastern Carolina Community Development, Inc., one of the federation’s Pelican Award winners, provides an excellent demonstration of how low impact development can be incorporated into affordable housing.
Stevenson Toyota in Jacksonville has a new dealership under construction and the federation is congratulating them, because they’re designing the site as a showcase of low-impact development.
Rain Gardens Rule! The Onslow County School System gave us its annual Businesses Assisting Schools award this year for working with students to install them in local schools.
That’s what it’s done all summer in Nags Head, where a 50-year-old network of ditches, culverts and pipes dramatically showed its age after more than 3 feet of rain.
Thousands of crabs died after a pesticide sprayed on a cotton field washed into a canal near the Pamlico River, causing state officials to wonder what these deadly chemicals are doing to aquatic life. They don’t know because no one really keeps track.
An old, polluted boatyard in New Bern is now home to a modern museum that may be the “greenest” building in North Carolina.
Nearly 40 town officials gathered last week at a seminar sponsored by the federation to learn about innovative methods to control polluted runoff.
The Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association gave the federation its 2012 Coastal Green Built Award, a symbol of the growing relationship between the two disparate groups.
Neighbors of the old Coast Guard base in Buxton worry about stormwater controls after developers announce plans to buy and restore the property.
The Marine Corps Air Station plans to remove a stormwater ditch that dumps untreated runoff into the river and replace a damaged bulkhead with a natural shoreline.
The Wilmington Home Builders Association and the federation have joined to promote low-impact development methods.