The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s crews, contractors and volunteers collected more than 8 million pounds of roadside litter since Jan. 1.
North Carolina Coastal Federation is hosting July 15 a virtual forum on the latest microplastics research.
A recent study suggests that students can encourage adults to be more concerned about marine debris and support policies to address the issue.
More than 6 million pounds of roadside litter have been collected so far this year, matching the yearly total litter collection in 2020.
A Morehead City Boy Scout has organized from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 24 a Carteret County Trash Trawl at Gallants Channel in Beaufort to collect marine debris.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation is calling for volunteers to join in a debris cleanup May 8 in Wanchese.
Carteret Big Sweep is recruiting students who need volunteer hours to participate in the Summer Solo Cleanup program collecting litter at beach accesses.
More than 3,100 crab pots were collected earlier this year during the North Carolina Coastal Federation-led lost fishing gear recovery project.
Carteret Big Sweep, an organization that works year-round to keep the county’s beaches and roadways clean, is looking for volunteers to join in three new initiatives.
Conservation Corps North Carolina and North Carolina Coastal Federation are partnering on several restoration projects to take place this spring on the central and southeast coast.
The Cape Hatteras National Seashore is hosting a beach cleanup at Coquina Beach on Bodie Island.
A collaborative endeavor is underway to remove abandoned and derelict vessels from coastal NC waterways, part of a larger effort on marine debris.
A statewide effort will begin this month to remove more than 80 abandoned and derelict vessels from the North Carolina coast.
Cleanups of roadsides, beaches and parks are planned for March 13 in Carteret County and May 8 for the whole of eastern North Carolina.
Several efforts are underway to rid the area around Stump Sound of litter, just one aspect of addressing pollution of the state-classified outstanding resource waters.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation’s northeast office is looking for extra hands Feb. 6 to help with debris cleanups in Wanchese, Nags Head and Rodanthe.