A good crab boil starts with a chicken-necker. That’s someone who uses a dip net, a piece of string, a fishing weight and a chicken neck to catch blue crabs. We tell you how.
When a caterpillar of the Polyphemus moth wove its cocoon outside his door, Sam Bland naturally broke out his camera.
An ill-conceived effort to build a terminal groin on a spit of land in Rich Inlet should be abandoned in favor of a more environmentally friendly alternative.
Stop Titan Update–January 2015 The Problem: Titan America wants to build one of the largest cement manufacturing and strip mine facilities in the nation on the shores of the Northeast Cape Fear River, a resource of national importance. If they succeed, it will be one of the largest sources of air pollution in our area…
Spring is a great time of year to see some of the magnificent birds that fly along the N.C. coast. Join the N.C. Coastal Federation for birding cruises on the White Oak River.
In keeping with one of the federation’s goals to educate people in “all walks of life,” our educators conduct professional development trainings for local K-12 classroom teachers as well as students. This ensures we have motivated and engaged professionals helping us to protect and restore our coast and also to spread our message of stewardship…
The federation will be offering day camps on Jones Island near Swansboro and a Science Camp in Nags Head.
For a third year, a portion of the proceeds from the Swim the Loop competition in Wrightsville Beach will benefit the federation.
Sara Hallas could be a bit stubborn as a kid with her insistence on eco-friendliness. But she’s now where she needs to be.
Dust with flour or dip in the lightest batter and then sautée the crabs until their lacy crusts turn honey brown. Now, bite into heaven.