The finding could increase the understanding of what’s going on in the sediment below and around seagrass root systems and improve seagrass conservation approaches.
The Coastal Environmental Partnership is working with the North Carolina Coastal Federation to add drop-off sites for oyster shells in Craven and Pamlico counties
The Shoreline Health Oversight, Restoration, Resilience, and Enhancement Act would preserve coastal habitat while providing affordable, alternative sand sources used for beach nourishment projects, writes guest columnist Andrew Hutson of Audubon North Carolina
Wilmington residents are asked to fill out an online survey to help guide a new plan to manage the city’s tree canopy.
Registration is open for the workshop set for 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the New Hanover County Arboretum and North Carolina Cooperative Extension Auditorium in Wilmington.
A recent dredge project has turned back years of erosion for a dredge spoil island near the federal channel in the Cape Fear River that supports colonies of royal terns and sandwich terns.
The 6-0 decision means millions of dollars that Smithfield Foods pays as the result of a 25-year deal with the state nearly 22 years ago may continue to be administered through the state’s Environmental Enhancement Grant program.
Work is underway at the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge to restore habitat for multiple shorebird species.
Cape Fear Surfrider Foundation is hosting its eighth annual dune restoration effort in Carolina Beach.
Guest commentary: North Carolina’s collaborative shellfish strategy includes public education efforts showcasing how oysters can be a catalyst for a resilient future, where people and ecosystems thrive.
The effort to help area homeowners rebuild the tree population wiped out by hurricanes Bertha and Fran is set for Jan. 14-15 at Independence Mall.
A recent study looked at the effects of 2018’s Hurricane Florence on the Neuse River’s physical landscape and the Neuse estuary.
Now that the holidays are over, numerous counties and towns along the coast are collecting natural Christmas trees to be used as sand fencing, dune restoration or ground into mulch.
Brunswick County now offers five locations for residents, businesses and restaurants to drop-off oyster shells to be used in restoration projects.
The $866,591 in awards to preserve and enhance the environment is part of a settlement agreement made in 2000 between the state attorney general’s office and Smithfield Foods.
St. James recently took the unusual step of creating an endowment for University of North Carolina Wilmington research and work related to the Brunswick County town’s living shorelines, but townsfolk here have long recognized the power of the mighty oyster.