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DREAMING OF A WHITE WINTER
Coastal communities have had their share of snow-covered dunes. Long-time residents share their winter memories.
WOMEN ANGLERS SHOW COMPETITIVE EDGE
More women are showing their finesse in pulling in big fish. Ann Green joins three veteran female anglers as they venture into the rough waters of the Atlantic Ocean to compete in a women’s fishing tournament.
ON THE FRONTLINE FOR WATER QUALITY
In recent years, North Carolina has sought to improve the state’s water quality — from basinwide approaches for the state’s 17 river basins to stormwater management methods. Pam Smith reviews the process.
LEGAL TIDES: Water, Water Everywhere
Communities are addressing water supply issues in innovative ways, including storing treated water in a natural aquifer.
A Fading Tune: Piping Plover Count Drops
Biologists attribute the decline of plovers to predators and a loss of a habitat. The migratory birds visit Carolina shores summer and winter alike.
Hope for Migratory Sea Birds
A new N.C. Fisheries Resource Grant project investigates whether submerged nets will snare fewer birds than floating nets.
PEOPLE & PLACES: Sand Tiger Takes Photo Honors
Joe Poe’s underwater scene of a sand tiger shark near a shipwreck earns a top honor in a photography contest.
A HISTORIAN’S COAST: Goshen’s Land
David Cecelski gives readers a look into the rich history of the African American community of Goshen.