Eighth graders from Jones Middle School joined the N.C. Coastal Federation on a trip to Bear Island. For many, it was their first time at Hammocks Beach State Park. As students filed onto the ferry boat, they were full of excitement and curiosity about the day ahead. On the island, they learned about barrier island…
In October of 2011 the New Hanover County Commissioners, backed by the support of hundreds of citizens approved the Special Use Permit (SUP) to the Zoning Ordinance for the I-1 and I-2 industrial zones. Revisions had not been made to New Hanover County’s Zoning Ordinance since 1969, before the Clean Air and Water Acts were…
Hundreds of people showed up to celebrate the life of one of our coast’s great friends and defenders.
The federation named its new education center in Wrightsville Beach to honor Fred and Alice Stanback, who have done immeasurable good across the state.
It is that time of the year again – we are again enjoying the company and the hard work of our Coastal Advocacy Institute interns.
How far you live from the beach determines how willing you are to pay for terminal groins and sand pumping.
The federation today started its Touch Tank Tuesdays, a fun and interactive series at its Fred and Alice Stanback Coastal Education Center in Wrightsville Beach.
A warm biscuit, golden buttery around a soft center, shaped by a loving cook’s hand, remains a much-desired serving of tenderhearted Southern hospitality.
Do you remember what it felt like to see the ocean for the first time? Or to ride a ferry and watch dolphins follow waves in the estuary? If so, this story will sound familiar. In April, the federation to Bear Island provided third and fourth grade students from Maysville Elementary School with the chance…
The federation topped its $600,000 fundraising goal to move and restore its new office and education center in Wrightsville Beach.