In the first of a series exploring North Carolina’s mainland coastal region, the waters of Mattamuskeet are a draw for waterfowl and adventurers.
The free, family friendly events are scheduled for Sunday at Cape Fear Museum Park and again Sept. 25 at Smith Creek Park.
More than 14,000 supporters voted online and in-person at the aquarium over a two-week period, choosing the names Stella, Mae and Selene.
Wildlife officials are asking people to report dead or obviously sick deer to their local district wildlife biologist.
The last three tours for 2022 are scheduled for Sept. 24, Oct. 8 and Nov. 19.
With more license and permit purchases made online, collector interest has declined, leading the Wildlife Resources Commission to end the stamp program and the annual prints.
NCDOT is temporarily lowering the speed limit at dusk and dawn from 55 mph to 20 mph on the Manns Harbor William B. Umstead Bridge.
The video is part of a public awareness effort on the dangers of digging deep holes on the beach and the risks they pose to public safety.
The holiday lures thousands to Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout national seashores as well as North Carolina’s coastal reserve sites, but there are steps people can take to minimize their impact on the environment.
Fox kits roughhouse in a clearing on the edge of the Croatan National Forest. Photo: Dylan Ray
Three female Asian small-clawed otter pups were born May 21 at North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
After finding a Carolina wren nesting under an existing bridge in Brunswick County, the project to replace the 50-year-old structure has been put on hold.
If you live in a county east of I-95 and spot a chipmunk, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission biologists would like to know.
If you see a snake on the trail, in the yard or on the street, don’t worry, just give it room, but state officials ask you to report if you spot rattlers or pine snakes.
As highly pathogenic avian influenza infects wild birds and poultry across the country — often without clear symptoms — agriculture and wildlife officials advise taking steps to slow the spread.
North Carolina researchers and conservationists are working with others in several states to snag a $1 million federal grant to expand and maintain a network of automated radio tracking towers connected to the Motus Wildlife Tracking System.