A project to remove abandoned and derelict vessels got underway this week in the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds.
Volunteers can drop in and clean up as part of an organized effort Sept. 18 at Coquina Beach and Ocracoke Beach on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
Carteret Big Sweep is looking for volunteers to #ConnectAndCollect this month during Ocean Conservancy’s 36th annual International Coastal Cleanup.
More than 1 million pounds of marine debris has been removed from central and southeast coasts in the last year through an effort by the North Carolina Coastal Federation.
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.