All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee, including Wright Brothers National Memorial, will offer free admission to everyone on a handful of special days.
The new “jug handle” bridge bypassing the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge is set to open early this year.
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is celebrating this year its 50th anniversary as a state cabinet-level agency with events and online content.
Charles “Chuck” F. Sams III was sworn in Dec. 16 as director of the National Park Service by Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland.
Federal officials were on hand Friday for a pandemic-delayed ribbon cutting at the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, which was elevated 5 feet and renovated, work that was completed in spring 2020.
UNC students participating in a capstone study project at the Coastal Studies Institute found that the Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve is both apparently healthy and valued in various ways by Hatteras Island residents.
Cape Lookout National Seashore in Carteret County is the first Atlantic coastal Dark Sky Place in the National Park Service to receive the certification from the International Dark Sky Association.
Brent Laurenz is joining the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail nonprofit organization as the new executive director.
Wright Brothers National Memorial and the First Flight Society are celebrating the 118th anniversary of Wilbur and Orville Wright’s first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered flight.
Croatan National Forest rangers are asking for comments on a proposed project to address damage on the Neuse River related to 2018’s Hurricane Florence.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore staff recently installed at Salvo Community Cemetery an educational panel that gives a brief history of the small Outer Banks community and urges visitors to the site to respect the cemetery there.
The North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve local advisory committee meetings are scheduled for later this month and into December.
This month’s Astronomy Night with the Crystal Coast Stargazers begins at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the national seashore’s Harkers Island Visitor Center.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials want feedback on a plan to lengthen turn lanes for improve safety and flow at the Coquina Beach Access intersection and Bodie Island Lighthouse Road.
The Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial now offer messaging alerts on conditions, educational programs and operations.
Outer Banks Forever is supporting the Ocracoke herd through symbolic adoption program to help pay for their ongoing care and feeding.