August 17, 2018

Cape Fear Arch

Flowing approximately 140 miles through southeastern North Carolina into eastern South Carolina, the Waccamaw River is considered one of the Southeast’s wildest and most beautiful rivers. A sportsman’s and paddler’s paradise, the area also delights birders seeking sigh...

August 10, 2018

Cape Fear Arch

In 2013, the emerald ash borer made its debut in North Carolina. The devastation of forests north and northwest caused by this invasive beetle was already well-known, so its discovery was met with dread. The ash forests were dying, and quickly. The future did not look...

August 2, 2018

The North Carolina State Ports Authority, which has begun a Wilmington Harbor improvement project feasibility study, is set to hold an informational meeting 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Coastline Conference and Event Center, 501 Nutt St.

“The feasibility study wil...

July 16, 2018

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking participation in an online survey to gauge public opinion on opening 61 select game lands across the state for Sunday hunting.  The survey will be available through Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, and data collected will be used...

July 12, 2018

The longhorn tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis), an exotic East Asian tick, has never previously established a population in the US. It is a known serious pest of livestock in the Australasian and Western Pacific Regions where it occurs. It is an aggressive biter and fre...

July 2, 2018

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer.

Through Aug. 31, wild turkey sightings by volunteers and Commission staff will be recorded and submitted to management biologists. Observation info...

June 29, 2018

Help the Coastal Land Trust turn the Stanley Rehder Garden at Piney Ridge Nature Preserve into the the go-to environmental educational spot in Wilmington. We will be creating a one mile trail through the preserve and doing trail maintenance work on existing trails. Com...

June 26, 2018

The Council on Environmental Quality, or CEQ, put out a notice Tuesday  that it is seeking public comments on potential changes to the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, The Hill reported. CEQ is the federal agency that oversees NEPA, which requires federal ag...

June 20, 2018

Update on the Longleaf ARC Project: Accelerating conservation of at-risk species in the longleaf system, Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 10 a.m. by Brian Crawford, Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Georgia.

The longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) ecological system su...

June 4, 2018

Coordinated and promoted internationally by The Ocean Project since 2002, World Oceans Day is an annual celebration on June 8 as well as a call for ocean conservation action throughout the year.

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher celebration will include special...

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

  • Chesley Ward, Management Biolo...

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