Sheba Shiver, who left a career as a clinical psychologist and returned to her family’s 50 acres in Pender County, was approved in 2021 for a conservation grant. While waiting for the money, she had more than 10,000 trees planted.
He’s a geospatial mapping specialist who has loved fishing his entire life and a former competitive angler.
Duke University marine biology professor and Duke Marine Lab Director Andy Read, who has studied marine mammals worldwide, says the diversity of marine species here is crucial to his work.
A fly fisherman since childhood in western Pennsylvania, Capt. Harry Meraklis of Kitty Hawk knows how to adapt to Outer Banks conditions.
After careers in law enforcement and, more recently, a 10-year stint with Oceana, the Brunswick County resident plans to stay busy securing military gear and goods and shipping them to Ukraine.
Growing up on Oahu, Michael “Bo” Howlett thought there was nowhere he would rather live, then the avid fisher met Amy from eastern North Carolina.
The longtime journalist and Brunswick County native has fished his entire life and knows a trick or two.
He grew up lake fishing with his grandfather, but Petrigac, who now conducts creel surveys for the Division of Marine Fisheries, has made saltwater fishing his life.
Family is especially important for Chris Medlin, owner of East Coast Sports in Surf City, who comes from a long line of coastal business owners, dating back to the late 1940s.
Journalist Catherine Kozak recalls her years covering the late Sen. Marc Basnight and his approach to politics, his impact on the Outer Banks and his passion for the coastal environment.
Capt. Rick Patterson tried competitive bass fishing but later turned his focus and his passion toward saltwater angling and helping people, especially young folks, catch a big one for the first time.
Allie Best, a graduate student at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, is one of two recently named recipients of the North Carolina Space Grant and North Carolina Sea Grant, a fellowship awarded to students whose research explores challenging coastal problems.
A journey on foot from Clingmans Dome to the Outer Banks provided a new outlook on life, and people.
Simpson is the featured carver at this year’s Ocracoke Waterfowl Festival set for Saturday and president and cofounder of the Ocracoke Island Decoy Carvers Guild.
Marilyn Berry Morrison, an outspoken advocate for the Roanoke-Hatteras Tribe of the Algonquian Indians of North Carolina, has led the effort for official state recognition of the tribe she calls “keepers of the land” and is still represented here on the Outer Banks.
A retired NC Central professor and preservationist of African American history, Dr. Ben Speller of Edenton is a self-described collaborator who says that, despite the things that divide us, there’s more that we share in common than some may care to admit.