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    News Briefs

    • National Wildlife Refuges Topic of Next Talk

      The supervisory wildlife biologist will highlight the research and education programs at two northeastern North Carolina refuges during the Nov. 21 “Science on the Sound” lecture series at Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese.

    • Nags Head Mayor Fights Offshore Drilling

      Nags Head Mayor Ben Cahoon is joining this week 30 leaders from 13 coastal states in Washington, D.C., to urge lawmakers on Capitol Hill to maintain offshore drilling protections passed this summer by the House of Representatives.

    • Renovated Beaufort Boat Access Now Open

      The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s boating access off Lennoxville Road is now open to the public after a project to reduce the amount of stormwater runoff from the site was completed.

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    • Science

      • Better Beach Data Goal of DUNEX Project

        A pilot study underway at the Army’s coastal and hydraulics research facility at Duck Pier aims to improve the quality of beach data researchers collect during storms.

    • Our Coast

      • Our Coast’s History: Chloe’s Story

        The only recorded passage about the life of Chloe, a woman enslaved in Currituck County in the first half of the 1800s, reveals a great deal about her and the lives of other enslaved women on the North Carolina coast.

      • Cedar Point’s Park, Trails to Open Friday

        Cedar Point in Carteret County is set to open for the first time its new 56-acre park and hiking trails on the White Oak River, with features to protect and enhance water quality.

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    • Featured Photo

      • Wright Memorial Fee Waived on Six Days

        Families spend Saturday afternoon viewing a replica of Orville and Wilbur Wright’s 1903 flyer and learning about the first successful airplane flight at the Wright Brothers National Memorial visitor center in Kill Devil Hills in this photo taken by Jennifer Allen. The National Park Service is waiving entrance fees on six days in 2020. 

    • Featured Video

      • New Duke Lab Vessel Delivery Underway

        The newly constructed aluminum research and survey vessel, R/V Shearwater, both a research platform and classroom at sea, is expected to dock by the end of November at the Duke University Marine Lab in Beaufort, giving the university the capability to travel longer distances offshore or able to support overnight operations for the first time since the university’s two larger vessels were retired more than five years ago.