Take some time on this holiday weekend to comb North Carolina’s beaches for their bounty of seashells. We offer some tips.
The Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge offers guided drives this summer to view black bears. More bears live in the refuge than in just about any other place on the East Coast.
The invasive lionfish turns out to be quite tasty, which may provide a path to the species’ long-term management. Today’s Coastal Review Online offers some recipes that can help you do your part.
Urban Calico Creek might not be considered a worthy destination by some, but a local paddler makes its case.
Moore Square in Raleigh will come alive Saturday as the N.C. Coastal Federation and the Hills to Holy Water Music Arts Tour come together for N.C. Fresh Catch, a daylong celebration of commercial fishing, clean water, arts and sustainable living.
Blue crabs’ lives are tales of violence, cannibalism and pain — until their story turns to meaty, golden-brown crab cakes.
New Hanover County wants to take you out on the water this summer on guided, kayak eco-tours to explore its waterways and marshes.
Wild horses are among the many natural attractions that make this preserved barrier island near Beaufort worth a visit.
The 17,000-acre preserve in Brunswick County is home to numerous species of rare birds, alligators and carnivorous plants, such as the Venus flytrap.
A trip through the inlet feature sites of Civil War forts, Blackbeard’s lair, the deserted village of Portsmouth and baby pelicans on Beacon’s Island.
Bodie Island Lighthouse is said to offer “one of most commanding views from an Outer Banks lighthouse.” Now, you can go up and take a look for yourself for the first time in the structure’s 141-year history.
Ours is a breathtaking, water-loving land, and the glories one finds in these wild redoubts are many. The federation’s new travel guide beckons you to ramble afoot, afloat, afield to coastal spots both accessible and off the trodden track.
The spring arrival of northern puffers is the first sign of a new fishing season. Many throw the ugly “blow toads” back in the water. No, they’re not poisonous and, yes, they are delicious.
With restoration work complete, the Bodie Island Lighthouse on the Outer Banks will open to visitors on Thursday.
From lighthouses to live oak trees, our Sam Bland takes in the cultural and natural wonders of the northern Outer Banks.
Byron “Barry” Bey had intended to play music on the beach when he moved to Southport more than 25 years ago. He became a teacher instead. He has inspired hundreds of students and his high-school aquaculture program is known the world over.