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October 22, 2019

October is Fire Awareness Month and on October 12th, the annual Fire in the Pines Festival brought out thousands of people to Halyburton Park to enjoy a fun educational day learning about how controlled burns benefit our community.  The Nature Conservancy, Coastal Land...

September 23, 2019

Twenty-six years ago the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust was founded by Camilla Hervelich along with Bill Raney, Michael Murchison, and Chuck Roe.  In those twenty-six years, the Coastal Land Trust has helped save over 80,000 acres of environmentally and culturally s...

July 11, 2019

On May 9th 2019, University of Arkansas researcher Dr. David Stahle announced he has discovered the 5th oldest tree species in the world, on property The Nature Conservancy recently purchased in Bladen County.  The Nature Conservancy protects over 19,000 acres along th...

November 7, 2018

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has scheduled a meeting to present information to the public about the planned management activities on Holly Shelter and Stones Creek game lands that will occur over the next several years. An informational presentation will be f...

October 12, 2018

The Cape Fear Arch Executive Committee is undergoing some exciting changes this fall as we welcome four new members:

  • Chesley Ward, Management Biologist, NC Wildlife Resources Commission, Chesley.Ward@ncwildlife.org

  • Lindsay Addison, Coastal Biologist, NC Audubon...

October 8, 2018

The Cape Fear River Assembly (CFRA) will be hosting Free Drinking Water Forums across the Cape Fear River Basins. The CFRA is a basin-wide group of diverse stakeholders including agriculture, local government, industry, academia, community based organizations, and citi...

October 2, 2018

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As one of the top 10 most damaging hurricanes, Hurricane Florence dealt North Carolina a staggering blow in September 2018.  As Florence battered North Carolina’s coast, it brought wind gusts of more than 100 mph, a pre-landfall storm surge that flooded numerous coasta...

September 7, 2018

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NCFS administers a cost-share program aimed at preventing outbreaks of the southern pine beetle, the most destructive forest insect in North Carolina.

The Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program, funded through a grant from the U.S. Forest Service, will reimburse non-in...

September 7, 2018

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The Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public comment until 5 p.m. Oct. 4 on a proposal for a general permit to stabilize eroding shorelines using marsh sills in the state’s coastal waters.

“The general permit authorizes the construction, maintenance and repair of mar...

September 7, 2018

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The Army Corps of Engineers is looking into the possibility of disposing of or removing the locks and dams in the Cape Fear River.

Corps officials will determine whether the federal agency should take no action, deauthorize Locks and Dams 1, 2 and 3 and hand them over t...

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