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By: Marygrace Knight, APNEP
Rhana and her sidekick Beau make a great education duo!
Here at APNEP, we like to consider ourselves heroes… Nature Heroes, that is!
This summer, APNEP is proud to partner with the North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island to support a program for local libraries called "We are Nature Heroes!: Successes and Challenges in Endangered Species Restoration.” This program focuses on two animal species that have been successfully removed from the Endangered Species List—alligators and ospreys—and one that is currently on the Endangered Species List: sea turtles.
News and information from the Albemarle-Pamlico region and beyond
Owners of loose dogs face fines, jail
8/28/15 9:42 AMOwners of unleashed dogs at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore could get fined $125, and repeat offenders could face jail time.
Manatee spotted in waters near Carteret area
8/27/15 10:21 AMCARTERET COUNTY | Ken Banks had never seen a manatee in person, but there was no mistaking what appeared in front of him over the weekend.
Advisory issued for sound-side site in Beaufort Co.
8/27/15 10:21 AM
Warning issued for Kill Devil Hills swimming area
8/27/15 10:20 AMNorth Carolina health officials are advising against swimming at the Colington Harbour beach at the end of Colington Drive.
Red drum up coast are big business
8/27/15 8:45 AMCapt. George Beckwith operates Down East Guide Service which, among other species, specializes in catching giant red drum.
Editorial: Considering Blounts Creek
8/27/15 8:44 AMThe Sound Rivers Foundation, formerly the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation, is raising funds and support for stopping a plan by Martin Marietta to start an open pit marine limestone mining operation near the headwaters of the creek.
Story of the Lost Colony continues to fascinate
8/27/15 8:44 AMLast week’s discovery of new clues to the fate of Roanoke Island’s Lost Colony reminds us that our interest in the mystery never fades.
Guide lays out four steps for catching big reds
8/27/15 8:43 AMFew fisheries get an angler’s blood pumping like spawning red drum in the Pamlico Sound and its tributaries.
Street names tell Ocracoke's history
8/27/15 8:32 AMOCRACOKE — Who is “Mark,” and why does he have a path named for him on this island? Where’s the poker game on Poker Players Lane?
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