Pettigrew State Park in northeastern North Carolina will receive nearly $2 million through the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund to upgrade its campground.
Town commissioners and the public were briefed on the two-phased design for McLean-Spell Park, an undeveloped tract with maritime forest and wetlands the town purchased in 2018.
Chapel Hill-based Unique Places to Save said that failing to secure a grant from the state Land and Water Fund and with no major donors, it was “unable to find a path forward” to buy the 82 acres.
Input from the public will help refine and prioritize the recommendations and action steps needed to finalize the draft Blueprint Brunswick 2040 comprehensive land use plan and parks and recreation master plan.
Dr. David Shiffman is on a mission to reach the public through his new book “Why Sharks Matter: A Deep Dive with the World’s Most Misunderstood Predator.”
Dare County landowners with salt marsh on their property are being asked to compete an online survey by Friday, Oct. 14.
Several restoration and conservation projects on the coast were awarded grants through the North Carolina Land and Water Fund.
The organization says it will transfer the 265-acre property to the state for management by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission as part of the Whitehall Plantation Game Lands.
The public can help choose the names for the four female Asian small-clawed otter pups that are new to the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
The more than 1,200 who responded to a town survey wanted no development in any part of the 30-acre McLean-Spell Park in Emerald Isle.
The U.S. Postal Service issued Friday 16 new stamps recognizing 50 years of NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuary System.
With more license and permit purchases made online, collector interest has declined, leading the Wildlife Resources Commission to end the stamp program and the annual prints.
William “Bill” John Hart, 95, was chairman of the New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors and played leadership roles in creating a statewide conservation assistance program and regional stewardship awards.
A conservation group is working to raise $16 million to purchase 83 acres of Eagles Island, across from historic downtown Wilmington.
Pender County entered into a lease agreement to manage the 62-acre public park that has been privately owned for decades.
During the eight-week DukeEngage program, undergrads at the Duke University Marine Lab invested time and creative energy in helping six Carteret County organizations.