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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
Water rule’s impact on Virginia may be minimal
8/31/15 10:51 AMA new federal regulation will protect important waters or put property owners in jeopardy, depending on your take.
Study finds hog waste in NC waters, significance disputed
8/31/15 9:50 AMIndustrialized animal farms put inexpensive meat on Americans’ dinner tables, but these farms also have been linked to serious environmental and human health problems.
Research warns of fast-rising waters
8/31/15 9:48 AMScientists know a few things about sea levels: They're rising across the globe, though not uniformly.
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.
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