Wildlife

09.30.2014

Can You Hear Me Now?

Topics: National parks, Northeast Coast, Wildlife

Experimental probes detect motion in sea turtle nests at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, giving park managers flexibility and the hatchlings a cell phone connection. More >

09.26.2014

Bulldozers and Turtles? Oh My

Topics: Beach Renourishment, Coastal management, Wildlife

Soon the public will have a chance to comment on a series of proposals aimed to change the way inlets are managed, such as extending the time "window" for dredging and beach re-nourishment into turtle and bird nesting seasons. More >

09.22.2014

Boat Cruises to Feature Birds and Full Moons

Topics: Nature, Wildlife

Autumn is a beautiful time of year on the coast. The federation gives you a chance to experience it on boat cruises this fall. More >

09.05.2014

The State of the Sharks

Topics: Fisheries, Wildlife

Some say sharks are endangered, others that great whites are on the surge. We take you on a shark research ship to learn what's happening to our coast's top predators. More >

09.04.2014

The Plight of the Monarchs

Topics: Native Plants, Outer Banks, Wildlife

Soon the monarch butterflies will begin their fall migration along Eastern North Carolina. However, some experts say this keystone species is in serious trouble. More >

09.03.2014

Our Coast: Alligator River Refuge

Topics: Nature, Northeast Coast, Our Coast, Wildlife

The watery wilderness that is the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is 30 years old this year. The red wolves, the red cockaded woodpeckers, the black bears and, yes, the alligators should be rejoicing. More >

08.25.2014

Coastal Primer: 'Critical Habitat'

Topics: Coastal management, Wildlife

The federal Endangered Species Act requires the protection of habitat that listed species need to recover. But the creation of so-called "critical habitat" almost always leads to conflicts and usually lawsuits. More >

07.25.2014

Democracy Honeybee Style

Topics: Nature, Northeast Coast, Pesticides, Wildlife

Fountain Odom doesn’t belabor the metaphor, but he does seem to appreciate the workings of democracy with honeybees more so than those of his former colleagues in the N.C. General Assembly. More >

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