Table of Contents
ANGLING FROM PIERS:
FALL IS PRIME FISHING SEASON IN NORTH CAROLINA
Tag along with Ann Green as she visits with anglers who relish pier fishing getaways — with all the trappings and traditions.
SALTWATER FISHING LICENSE PROPOSAL SPARKS DEBATE
Proposed recreational saltwater fishing licenses are the center of controversy. Ann Green interviews folks close to both sides of the issue.
ISLANDS IN CONTRAST:
EXPLORING SOUTHERN BARRIER ISLANDS
Pam Smith joins an adventurous group of men and women for three days of sun, sand and science on a cluster of barrier islands.
OLD BALDY IS BEACON OF HISTORY
The historic lighthouse on Bald Head Island is not the first or last to guide ships through the mouth of the Cape Fear. Pam Smith tracks its history.
FLOYD AND THE FLOOD:
TEACHERS LEARN SCIENCE BEHIND DISASTER
Elementary teachers from across the country gather in eastern North Carolina to learn strategies for teaching about natural disasters. Ann Green writes about their post-Floyd experience.
SEA SCIENCE: Grants Yield Net Gains for Sharks
Come on board the Yankee Dave to learn about the sharks of North Carolina. Cynthia Henderson Vega travels with Capt. Dave Beresoff, whose Fishery Resource Grant is helping to find ways to keep sharks from becoming entangled in commercial gill nets.
BOOK MARKET: Fall: A Season for Discovery
If you don’t have time for a fall trip to coastal North Carolina, do the next best thing. Live the adventures through any of several books that highlight the natural treasures of the coast.
A HISTORIAN’S COAST: The Lamb’s Army
David Cecelski gives readers a rare look into the hardships of Catharine Phillips, a Quaker missionary who embarked on her soul-saving quest on colonial shores in 1753.