The Museum of the Albemarle’s History for Lunch program at noon June 21 will focus on bees and other pollinators.
Wildlife biologists ask public to report chipmunk sightings
This is the second consecutive year that N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has asked residents to let them know if they have spotted a chipmunk east of I-95.
Shackleford stallion dies during attempted transfer
The 6-year-old horse was under anesthesia while being transferred from Shackleford Banks to the Rachel Carson Reserve.
Seen an armadillo in NC? Wildlife officials want to know
State wildlife officials tracking armadillos’ expanded range have confirmed their presence in 28 North Carolina counties, from Cherokee to Dare.
Lookout, foundation release Shackleford horses 2022 report
There are 124 horses on Shackleford Banks, according to the 2022 report released Tuesday by Cape Lookout National Seashore and the Foundation for Shackleford Horses.
Public chooses names for Fort Fisher aquarium’s otter pups
The public overwhelmingly chose the names Gemma, Kai and Ren for the three Asian small-clawed otter pups born Jan. 31 at N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
State’s wild turkey season to set for April 1-May 6
Wild turkey hunting season for youth is April 1 to 7, with the statewide season following April 8 to May 6.
Public input needed on bird hunting, conservation plans
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public comment on 2023-24 migratory game bird hunting seasons and two conservation plans.
Inner Coast: Mattamuskeet project aims to restore ‘balance’
Wendy Stanton, acting refuge manager for Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, says Lake Mattamuskeet is “out of balance,” but officials behind the work say the community’s enthusiasm for cleaning up the lake continues.
Sometimes it is easy being green
A green anole, the United States’ only native anole, hunts near a row of agapanthus Monday in a Beaufort garden. Photo: Dylan Ray
‘Building a Personal Connection with Nature’ to start series
The extension speaker series with New Hanover County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension kicks off March 3 and takes place the first Friday of the month.
A great blue heron takes flight from an oyster bed at low tide near Russell Creek in Carteret County. These large birds, often called cranes, walk and beat their wings slowly and can be found near all kinds of waters all over North America, according to the Audubon Field Guide. Photo: Dylan Ray
Hatteras Village to celebrate waterfowl with festival
The festival set for Feb. 25 is to feature carvers, artists, vendors, education, conservation groups, and demonstrations.
Construction threatens natural beauty that lured residents
As Carova residents prepare for higher seas, stronger storms and other effects of climate change, some residents are more focused on the human impacts.
Exclusive Carova showcases costs of coastal development
Despite federal disincentives and increasing perils from climate change, new houses continue to pop up in this enclave for the wealthy at the remote northern end of Currituck Banks.
NC Wildlife Resources to offer turkey hunting webinars
The free webinars are especially intended for those who have never hunted and lack access to a hunting mentor.