Thursday, April 26, 2018

Spring has sprung

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Spring has sprung at the ! Berries are forming on the mulberry trees - a seasonal treat for the raccoons and horses residing on the reserve.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Water Bottle Refill Stations at Chapel Hill

          
          
Check out today's fun fact for day 4 Green Week!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Reducing the generation of single-use plastics


is committing to reducing the generation of single-use plastics and correctly recycling these materials:

Monday, April 23, 2018

Adopt A Highway‏ and Keep America Beautiful

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In honor of Earth Day 2018, we will make a donation to Keep America Beautiful for each new sponsor in April.

Waste Industrie's Food on Foot

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Drive local community change for the better in 2018 by getting involved with the Full Circle Project.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Happy Earth Day!!

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

A lot of old car batteries are almost entirely recyclable

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Did you know a lot of old car batteries are almost entirely ? Here's how to keep this earth-friendly cycle going:

Friday, April 20, 2018

Staff from @NCDEQ Division of Marine Fisheries are hard at work

                        
          
Staff from Division of Marine Fisheries are hard at work cleaning up the today! This was just one of two boatloads of they removed from the reserve to celebrate .

Free entrance to all national parks

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We’re kicking off National Park Week with free entrance to all national parks on Saturday, April 21. Retweet to spread the word! Pic by Harlan Humphrey

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Check out all the ways you can celebrate Earth Day 2018

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Check out all the ways you can celebrate in Eastern North Carolina! Reserve staff will be celebrating at Earth Fair OBX (April 22, 1-4 p.m.) in Nags Head or the Wilmington Earth Day (April 21, noon- 6 p.m.) in Wilmington.

Readers' Choice Awards for the best aquarium!

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We're excited to be in the running! Don't forget you can vote once a day!

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Compost on sale through the end of April

Don't forget the Coastal Environmental Partnership's compost is on sale through the end of April.  Normally $30 per ton, it is now $20 per ton.  A mere penny per pound!  It's dirt cheap.  Call 252-633-1564 for more information.

UNC Earth Week 2018

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Welcome to ! Follow along this week for facts and figures as we approach the official day on April 22.

Monday, April 16, 2018

What do you pledge to do for the planet this Earth Day?

                       
           
What do you pledge to do for the planet this ? Check out these great ideas from attendees at the

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Diversity and abundance of species present in the Reserve

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This semester we are excited to have student Clara Bridgman working with the for her independent research project. Clara's research is assessing the diversity and abundance of species present in the Reserve using cameras.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Marine Fisheries' Multispecies Tagging Program

  
Last month, DEQ staff Steve Poland & Jennifer Lewis joined 5th grade students at Bogue Sound Elementary to talk about Marine Fisheries' Multispecies Tagging Program. The division will be offering trainings in the coming weeks which can be found here:

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Keep Norwalk Beautiful

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Today our friends at joined Keep Norwalk Beautiful in to announce their Earth Day Citywide Spring Cleanup on 4/21! Mayor Harry Rilling will be in attendance to help hand out supplies and cleanup alongside volunteers.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Little Free Library


          
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    NC State Parks                
    It's April! That means a new Park of the Month. Let me introduce you to Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve.

    Tuesday, April 3, 2018

    TurtleTuesday

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    What’s 1.6 million square kilometers, weighs 80,000 metric tons, and is three times the size of continental France?


    1. "What’s 1.6 million square kilometers, weighs 80,000 metric tons, and is three times the size of continental France? That would be the Great Pacific Garbage Patch." pic.twitter.com/aSB4Tkb4dM

    Monday, April 2, 2018

    Compost Price Reduced!


    Compost Price Reduced!

    Organic compost $20 per ton (regularly $30/ton)

    Until the end of April

     

                       Compost hours:

                                                    

    Tuscarora Landfill (252)633-1564

    7400 Old Highway 70 West, New Bern

    M-F   8:00 am - 4:00 pm   Sat   8:00 am-1:00 pm

     

    Newport Transfer Station (252)233-3321

    800 Hibbs Road, Newport

    M-F   8:00 am -4:00 pm    Sat 8:00 am-11:00 pm

     

    Grantsboro Transfer Station  (252)745-4149

    3291 Highway 306 North, Grantsboro 

    M-F  8:00 am-3:30 pm    Sat 8:00 am -11:00 am

     

    Home Electronics Disposal

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