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NC Coastal Federation continues to remove abandoned boats from NC coast

Over the past two decades, dozens of boats have been abandoned along the coast of North Carolina. The North Carolina Coastal Federation is doing its part to address the problem.

Living shoreline construction begins on Topsail Island

The Town of Topsail Beach is partnering with the North Carolina Coastal Federation to install four living shoreline demonstration projects to reduce soundside erosion and maintain valuable fisheries habitat.

More than 80 abandoned boats to be removed along North Carolina coast

Once seaworthy boats, now damaged or sunk along the coast, are slated to be removed starting this month.

State asks for help with collecting marine debris on Masonboro Island

While paid crews of commercial fishermen are hard at work removing large scale debris along our coast, the N.C. Coastal Federation and N.C. Division of Coastal Management needs your help.

States offer oyster shell, Christmas tree recycling

South Carolina's Department of Natural Resources is calling for citizens to recycle used oyster shells and discarded Christmas trees through programs aimed at promoting growth of marine life.

Four available oyster shell drop sites in New Hanover County

Did you know it's against state law to throw oyster shells in the landfill with the rest of your trash? Well, good news is there are other locations across New Hanover County you can take them. 

Living Shoreline wants to keep coast clear from debris

Dozens of volunteers completed phase 3 of the Living Shoreline campaign, a project that started back in January along Sunset Beach. 

North Carolina Coastal Federation seeking volunteers to help with living shoreline

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is inviting volunteers to come help plant native grasses behind the recently constructed oyster reef at the Sunset Beach Town Park on Friday, May 31 starting at 10 a.m.

Captain finds message in bottle that has ties to Brunswick beaches

The captain posted the story on Facebook, and it has been shared 1,000 times. It reached the mom of the girl who wrote it.

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Carolina Beach boardwalk amusement rides have officially opened to the public

The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.