Conservation


Memorial Day Weekend Serves As Reminder To Always Call 811 Before Digging

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SERVES AS A CONVENIENT REMINDER TO ALWAYS CALL 811 BEFORE DIGGING NC811 & PSNC Energy encourages residents to make a free call 3 days before digging to know what’s below GREENSBORO, NC May 24, 2016 – North Carolina 811 and PSNC Energy want to remind NC homeowners […]


EWG Releases 2016 Guide to Sunscreens

72% Offer Inferior Protection or Contain Ingredients that May Harm Skin By: Monica Amarelo WASHINGTON, DC May 24, 2016 – Almost three-fourths of the 750 sunscreens evaluated for EWG’s annual Guide to Sunscreens, released today, offer inferior protection or contain worrisome ingredients like oxybenzone, a hormone disruptor, or retinyl palmitate, which […]


Carolina Colonial Christmas Weekend Escape Dec. 11-13

Enter to Win a Weekend Getaway to Edenton, Bath and New Bern through Nov. 29 RALEIGH, NC Nov. 30, 2015 – Start your Christmas holiday with an outstanding weekend escape with all the best of Christmas past during a “Carolina Colonial Christmas” Dec. 11-13 at three North Carolina state historic sites. […]


Sea Shepherd Condemns Japan’s Criminal Conspiracy to Poach Whales in the Southern Ocean

By: Sea Shepherd Global CEO of Sea Shepherd Global, Captain Alex Cornelissen, has condemned Japan’s plans to return to the Southern Ocean to slaughter whales this austral summer. “The pristine waters of the Southern Ocean are once again under threat from poachers,” said Cornelissen. “We would like to remind the […]


NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores offers Homeschool Day Sept. 10

PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC Sept. 4, 2015 – The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores invites homeschool families to enjoy a day of educational programs and activities on Homeschool Day, Sept. 10. Registration begins at 9 a.m. on the day of the event. This year’s theme is “The Ocean […]


Free Deer Hunting Seminars Held Throughout North Carolina in September

RALEIGH, NC Sept. 4, 2015 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Quality Deer Management Association are offering introductory deer hunting seminars across the state in September. The free seminars, which will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., are designed for new and experienced hunters. Topics will include […]


Fort Fisher to Host V-J (Victory over Japan) Day Program Sept. 5-6

KURE BEACH, NC Sept. 3, 2015 – Highlighting more than just its Civil War history, Fort Fisher State Historic Site will commemorate “VJ (Victory over Japan) Day,” with a free, two-day program Sept. 5-6. VJ Day generally refers to Sept. 2, 1945, when the official surrender document was signed, effectively […]


Museum of the Albemarle Opens “Louis C. Tiffany: Art and Innovation” Sept. 22

ELIZABETH CITY, NC Sept. 3, 2015 – View stunning objects created by Louis C. Tiffany and examine the best of the works of the Art Nouveau movement when the “Louis C. Tiffany: Art and Innovation” exhibition opens Sept. 22 at the Museum of the Albemarle. Stained glass windows, lamps, vases […]