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Rodanthe beach cleanup underway for collapsed house debris

Around noon on March 13, 2023, an oceanfront house in Rodanthe collapsed in the Atlantic. A posting from ...



Yellow-bellied slider: No pedicure required at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge

If you’re a turtle, what can you do with a long set of claws? Digging, defending, mating, eating ...

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MFC advocates for water quality programs

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission took a stand with other state environmental commissions for improved water quality in ...

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Comments sought on proposed pound net set extension near Hog Island

North Carolina Marine Fisheries has given notice that Billy Gaither Midgette Jr., of Wanchese, proposes to extend an ...



Oceanfront house collapses in Rodanthe

A beachfront house in Rodanthe has collapsed into the Atlantic. The National Park Service reported Monday afternoon that ...


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North Carolina Coastal Federation releases marine debris accomplishment report

Throughout the course of 2022, the North Carolina Coastal Federation, in partnership with several other organizations, has made ...

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Hatchery-supported trout waters open April 1

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will open approximately 1,000 miles of hatchery-supported trout waters at 7 a.m. on April ...

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Four proposed shellfish leases in Hyde County set for hearing

A public hearing on four proposed shellfish leases in Hyde County is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, ...

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Governor Cooper visits area to celebrate $110 million federal grant for Alligator River Bridge replacement

Governor Roy Cooper visited Tyrrell County on Thursday to celebrate a $110 million MEGA grant from the Federal ...

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Mealtime for a hooded merganser at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge

A female hooded merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) has a mouthful of striped mullet at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Mergansers’ bills ...

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