knotts island

On the Water

Temporary schedule changes made on several ferry routes

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry System has announced it will be realigning schedules on several routes ...


Blast of cold lets alligators show off special skill to survive icy weather

The recent blast of cold weather has given alligators a chance to show off their way of coping ...

oregon inlet

On the Water

Aquatic buffet at Oregon Inlet

Feeding on aquatic invertebrates and insects living in the moss, a least sandpiper (Calidris minutilla), on the left, and ...

sea turtles

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Caught in the cold: Staff members at N.C. Aquariums care for cold-stunned sea turtles

The North Carolina Aquariums regularly care for sick or injured sea turtles throughout the year, but winter weather brings an influx ...


On the Water

USLSS in NC: Persistence is key

By Jen Carlson On November 25, 1875, high winds and heavy sea caused the boat of four fishermen ...

white perch

On the Water

White perch caught in Kitty Hawk Bay sets new state record

The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries has announced on January 25 it recently certified a new state ...



All hands on deck: NC Aquariums staff to tackle projects during weeklong closure

Beginning the new year on the right fin or paw or flipper is a great way to make ...

rodanthe bridge


Lane closures required for CHEC work to inspect bridge cables

Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative’s contractor, New River Electrical, will conduct a routine inspection of the conduit and electric ...


On the Water

Mechanical oyster harvest shut down

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation SF-1-2024 closed commercial harvest of oysters by mechanical methods from public bottom in accordance with ...


On the Water

Search is on for lost fishing gear

Throughout this month and with the help of 25 commercial fishermen and women, the North Carolina Coastal Federation ...

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