Whole Foods 5% Giving Day

Becky Peter 6/26/15 As part of Whole Foods Market Wilmington’s Community Giving Program, the North Carolina Coastal Federation was chosen as the recipient for a 5% Giving Day on June 10.  The 5% Giving Day program at Whole Foods showcases a local nonprofit organization in the store for one day, and donates five percent of…

Touch Tank Tuesday

By Mary Jaskowiak Touch Tank Tuesdays are in full swing at our southeast office in Wrightsville Beach. Every week staff and interns fill a 50 gallon tank with local sea critters. The tank is then open to the public, so visitors can experience coastal creatures firsthand. Touch Tank Tuesdays are free and are part of…

Meet our AmeriCorps Project GEOS Members!

The federation is hosting three AmeriCorps Project GEOS members this summer, with one member at each regional office. The AmeriCorps members are working on a multitude of projects throughout our three offices, focusing on environmental education. Hosted by the Conservation Trust for North Carolina, AmeriCorps Project GEOS is a ten-month service program focused on environmental…

Coastal Development Projects Receive Stewardship Award

On Thursday, February 19, the federation and other members of the Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Coalition recognized development projects in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender Counties for their environmental stewardship at the 2015 Annual Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Awards Luncheon. Civic leaders, development professionals, planners and community members gathered at the Terraces on…