With 358,962 visitors recorded in September, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) is on track to have another banner year for visitation in 2022.
The Carteret County Beach Commission voted unanimously Monday afternoon to ask county commissioners to fund additional annual Bogue Banks beach survey work to measure the volume of sand in oceanfront dunes and to determine the location of vegetation lines.
While global warming has significantly increased the occurrence of severe storm and flooding in American east coasts for the past 40 years, it was recently found to become particularly intense in the US Atlantic coast.
Eight coastal communities have been awarded a total of nearly $20.1 million for beach nourishment, artificial dunes, and other projects to mitigate or remediate coastal storm damage to the ocean beaches and dune systems of the state.
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources biologists are celebrating the close of a successful shorebird and seabird nesting season on the newly restored Crab Bank Seabird Sanctuary.
GOLDSBORO – River conservation organization American Rivers, based in Washington, D.C., announced Monday that it was honoring the Neuse River as its 2022 “River of the Year.”
A project decades in the making that promises to alleviate flooding issues in the low-income, low-lying neighborhood of Southbridge was unveiled Wednesday.
Beach management efforts throughout southeastern North Carolina will receive over $10 million thanks to a total of $20.1 million in state grants given to coastal communities for storm damage repairs.
Some might call it managed retreat. Others might say it's a win for Mother Nature.
Rate at which hurricanes gather speed has risen significantly – and researchers say fossil-fuel dependency will only intensify storms
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the City of Virginia Beach are holding an in-person public scoping meeting and two virtual office hour sessions for the Virginia Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study.
When it comes to hurricanes, Brunswick County’s dunes take a beating.
Sea-level rise and big storms are hammering coastal communities, causing increased flooding and land loss, saltwater intrusion, wetland loss/change, and impacts to local infrastructure.
Like a fine Napa Valley wine, oysters take time to grow, nurture, and harvest.
The western border of Atchison County, Missouri, follows the twisting path of the Missouri River. Acres of corn and soy fields once lined its shores, but after a nearby levee suffered seven breaches in the Flood of 2019, the cropland was ruined.
Subsistence fishing is a mix of culture and economics in eastern North Carolina.
NORFOLK, Va. — As coastal cities wrestle with increasing threats from rising waters, a nonprofit’s costly new headquarters offers an answer that is both defiant and prescient.
Property owners in Myrtle Beach are being asked to return "clean sand" to the beach to help repair the dune system.
SULLIVAN'S ISLAND, S.C. Around the world, coastal residents often live in terror of beach erosion, threatening the safety of their homes as the ocean slowly claims them. In South Carolina, Sullivan’s Island doesn’t have that problem.
Campaigners already mounting federal court challenges to wind energy projects off Massachusetts and New Jersey are assessing their chances against the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, Dominion Energy’s ambitious plan for a 2.6-gigawatt array that is the largest planned to date in U.S. waters.
An almost 222-acre residential development could come to Water Tower Road in North Myrtle Beach, potentially bringing more than 500 homes.
At an Oct. 5 meeting that featured numerous objections to the plan, the Duck Town Council voted 4-1 to move forward with revisions to its CAMA permit applications to allow vehicular access at Barrier Island Station Duck Resort. Initially, that access will be used to transport workers for the town’s upcoming beach nourishment process.
NORTH CAROLINA (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – “The reason I find them so interesting is because they’re that frontier of change, and so they’re so responsive to things that we humans do,” reflects Himmelstein.
The North Carolina Aquariums will receive funding over the next three years to build capacity to sustainably breed saltwater fish species and to raise awareness of aquaculture through public engagement.
Dare County, in partnership with EJE Dredging Service, will host a christening ceremony and community day in Wanchese on Thursday, October 13, 2022, to honor Miss Katie, the new 156-foot-long shallow-draft hopper dredge.