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 […]

Grand Opening Salty Dog Yoga & Surf

DATE: THIS SATURDAY January 5, 2013 TIME: Classes 10:30, 12:30, 2:00 Grand Opening 7:00-10:00 LOCATION: Salty Dog Yoga & Surf 9 Pavillion Avenue South on the Carolina Beach. Boardwalk 910-707-0539   Carolina Beach, NC – How fitting that we get to open our doors along with the opening of a […]

UNCW Surf Team Placed Third Nationally

Wilmington, N.C. – For the second consecutive year, the University of North Carolina Wilmington Surf Team has placed third at the 2012 NSSA National Interscholastic Championships held Saturday, June 17 at Dana Point, Calif. Team member Tony Silvagni also placed first in the collegiate longboarding category.   The UNCW team […]

Red Cross Issues Rip Current Safety Tips

WILMINGTON, NC, May 26, 2012 – Powerful storms are churning in the Atlantic Ocean, increasing the risk of powerful rip currents along the East Coast over the next few days. The American Red Cross advises anyone visiting eastern shore points to swim only on lifeguard-protected beaches, within the designated swimming […]