Emma Gwyn, an intern with The Nature Conservancy in Wilmington has created an interactive online StoryMap that illustrates how a wildfire earlier this year has already benefited the Green Swamp Nature Preserve.
North Carolina First Lady Kristin Cooper and other state officials visited Jockey’s Ridge State Park last week to plant a persimmon tree and celebrate plant species native to the region.
The perennial, carnivorous plants have migrated to ditches alongside the roadsides in Boiling Spring Lakes, but imminent development has made their relocation a race against time.
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service ruled last month that the Venus flytrap “is not facing an imminent threat of extinction now or in the foreseeable future,” but the agency underestimated the increasing risks.
The policy, effective July 1, is to help the department meet its mission of protecting the state’s natural heritage, officials said in the announcement.
It’s hard to know what plants are best for your garden, but a new guide from the Coastal Landscapes Initiative offers alternatives to potentially harmful and invasive ornamentals.
Herbs, vegetables, native plants, hanging baskets, annuals and perennials grown at the palace will be available for purchase.
Historian David Cecelski recounts his visit to the Natural History Museum in London, which holds the specimens of coastal North Carolina flora that John Lawson sent to English naturalist James Petiver in the early 1700s.
The March 14 presentation will include insights and advice from experts at N.C. Aquariums in Manteo and Pine Knoll Shores, Coastal Roots Garden Design, N.C. State Extension coastal county offices, N.C. Native Plant Society coastal chapters and N.C. Sea Grant.
The North Carolina Forest Service’s nursery and tree improvement program kicked off its annual tree seedling sale Friday.
The Fall Heritage Plant Sale and Garden Lovers’ Weekend are set for the second weekend in October at Tryon Palace in New Bern.
Three videos are available through the new “Native Plant Pick: North Carolina” series, which features native plants ideal for coastal landscapes.