The Intracoastal Waterway is often described as a sheltered inside passage, but there are portions that can get really nasty when the weather kicks up.
Here’s a plein-air watercolor sketch of hang-gliders from the sound side of Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head.
On 18 June 2009, in the middle of the night, we had a very special visitor on one of our beaches. A large female sea turtle came up to nest. This was not the usual big loggerhead or occasional green turtle. This was the mother of all mother sea turtles – a leatherback!
There are 21 documented ORV related plover deaths in the entire United States. Twenty of these were committed by federal vehicles.