Oyster Farmer, Biologist to Discuss Oysters, Reef Restoration

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC Feb. 3, 2015 – Jay Styron, owner of Carolina Mariculture Co., and Ted Wilgis, oyster restoration specialist for the N.C. Coastal Federation, will discuss oyster mariculture and reef restoration efforts in North Carolina. The presentation is open to the public, and it will be held on Wednesday, […]

Poached Oysters No Delicacy for Governor Fowle

RALEIGH, NC January 21, 2014 – On January 21, 1891, Gov. Daniel Fowle declared “war” on northern fishermen poaching on North Carolina’s deep-water oyster beds. The oyster “pirates” had already depleted the Chesapeake Bay’s rich oyster beds during the 1880s. In an effort to meet seafood canneries’ growing demands, they […]

Airlie Gardens a Hot Spot on the Map for Travelers Wanting To Taste a Piece of History

Wilmington, NC September 16, 2013 – Tobacco Road – which weaves through the heart of Raleigh’s farmland – touts a rich heritage. It’s a legendary stretch of region, one dotted with curing barns and – of all-things – college hoops. Just east of this North Carolina agricultural hub runs another […]