Trees that tower over a protected forest along the Black River in southeastern North Carolina have held environmental secrets for more than 2,000 years, but their knowledge and existence is now threatened by climate change-driven sea level rise.
The state Senate passed a regulatory reform bill tackling issues from landfill cleanup to water fountain requirements. The smooth passage came only after the most controversial portion of the bill was dropped.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission wants people to report their armadillo sightings to the NC Armadillo project. Armadillos aren’t supposed to be in the Southeastern US, but have been spotted since 2007.