A wild fire devastated a portion of the Holly Shelter Game Lands in Pender County last year, but it’s still a refuge for rare plants, diminutive gopher frogs and native butterflies.
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
A detailed map, a GPS and a good compass would come in handy for a walk in the Holly Shelter Game Land in Pender County.
Giant Beavers or Celestial Encounters?
Catfish Lake in the Croatan National Forest is one of more than 500,000 Carolina bay lakes that dot the East Coast. Their origins are mysterious, though our Sam Bland is voting for the beavers.
Take a Bear Island Camping Trip
Any time of the year is a good time to pitch a tent on Bear Island to watch the stars and the dolphins and small creatures that light up the water.
From Polluting Sewer Plant to City Showcase
Riverworks at Sturgeon City in Jacksonville is a memorial to how one community pulled together to reverse the devastation caused by years of dumping sewage into Wilson Bay.
Lockwood Folly River: Nature and Nurture
The Lockwoods Folly River in Brunswick County is a bountiful gift from nature that requires a little help from its human friends.
Lockwood Folly River: A Center of Commerce, Culture
The Lockwoods Folly River has been a center of culture and commerce in Brunswick County for generations.
The Lockwoods Folly River
Diversity marks the full course of the Lockwoods Folly River in Brunswick County. Come meet a fetching river in this, the first of a three-part series.
Proposed Peat Mining Lands Become Wild Refuges
Without herculean efforts on the part of the N.C. Coastal Federation, other groups and many local people, much of the Albemarle-Pamlico region would have become a coastal strip mine. Instead, that land is now protected as some of the wildest refuges in eastern North America