The 15-minute event, which caps off the year-long celebration of the Ocracoke Light Station’s 200th anniversary, will take place Dec. 7.
Attendees can learn about artificial light at night on the Outer Banks, including changes over the past nine years, what Outer Banks residents and visitors think about artificial light at night, and how changes relate to sea turtle nesting patterns.
The “Love the Beach, Respect the Ocean” campaign is a multiorganizational effort to bring awareness to potentially life-threatening beach and ocean hazards.
“Christmas on the North End” will feature costumed interpreters sharing how Roanoke Island families celebrated the Christmas holiday in the mid-1800s.
Colonial accounts of what is now Dare County make no mention of wild cranberries, but the holiday tradition is believed to have long existed in the pocosin and reporting on the crop dates back to the 19th century.
National Park Service officials were on hand Wednesday to oversee commencement of a contractor’s work to raze two houses that erosion had long left precariously perched on the public beach.
Presentations during the recent Outer Banks Visitors Bureau tourism summit featured an economy outperforming some state and national trends but also showing signs of cooling.
During the Nov. 18 event, there will be vintage and modern aircraft, presentations about the airport’s history, historic reenactments, live music, antique cars, food trucks, vendors and a silent auction
During the presentation in Ocracoke, researchers will share the history, genetics, range conditions and management of these horses, often referred to as ponies, on Ocracoke Island.
Fourth in a special series: Frank Stick’s Outer Banks development dreams having been largely dashed by the Great Depression and a hurricane, the conservationist landowner launched his calculated campaign to establish a seashore attraction.
Recently exposed petroleum contamination at the old site of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, where the Navy and later the Coast Guard formerly operated, is but one nasty aspect of the abandoned installations’ environmental legacy.
Outer Banks Forever, Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s official nonprofit partner, shared all the nest and sea turtle statistics rangers collected during the 2023 nesting season.
In the third installment of our special series, the artist-turned-developer who dreamed of bringing tourists and wealth to the Outer Banks in the 1920s sees his hopes nearly dashed — and then came the Great Depression.
Second in our series: Frank Stick was looking to land more than a few bluefish when he visited the Outer Banks in the 1920s, the illustrator and sportsman saw opportunity here.
Doctoral candidate Allyson Ropp will present “Wrecked on Chicamacomico: An Examination of the Shipwrecks along Wimble Shoals, Rodanthe, North Carolina” Thursday at the Coastal Studies Institute.
Details emerged last week on a pilot program in which the Cape Hatteras National Seashore purchased two threatened oceanfront houses in Rodanthe, but challenges remain.