coastal


N.C. Oyster Summit Planned to Promote Healthy Coastal Environment, Economy

OCEAN, NC Jan. 16, 2015 – Maybe oysters won’t make you live longer, as folklore suggest, but there’s no doubt that a happy oyster means a happy coast. That’s why recreational and commercial fishermen, shellfish growers, scientists, engineers, elected officials and others will gather at the N.C. Museum of Natural […]


Coastinista: Your Daily Cup of Coastal Conservation (Tangled Up in the Blue)

A few years ago, as seen in these photos, I was doing a beach cleanup at the South end of Topsail Island and came across this Common Loon that was hooked, tangled, and emaciated. I was able to grab him, remove the hook and line, but he was still in […]