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Bottlenose dolphins are a common sight at Outer Banks beaches. On any calm day throughout the summer, dolphins can be seen traveling along the oceanfront, feeding, or playing in the waves. Dolphin watching is also a growing industry in the Roanoke Sound, with at least six eco-tour boats read…

Jennette's Pier staff made good on their 2018 resolution to make things “greener” around the pier, and 2019 promises even better improvements. This spring, our education department will deploy 12 brand new bright blue recycling containers and 42 cig-butt recycling tubes in our parking lot.

The staff of Jennette’s Pier worked hard in 2018 to make sure its visitors had enjoyable visits to this 1,000-foot long ocean fishing platform, which is located in the heart of the Whalebone Junction District of Nags Head.

What do you know about coastal creatures? Share your knowledge by volunteering at the Aquarium, while learning from education and husbandry professionals. Whether you’d like to learn about local wildlife, hone your diving skills, or simply contribute to your community, the NC Aquarium on Roa…

On Oct. 2, a network of government agencies and concerned citizens teamed up to rescue a bottlenose dolphin that was entangled in fishing gear in the Roanoke Sound near Pirate’s Cove around Channel Marker 27.

Thankfully, Jennette’s Pier is open for business, and fall fishing remains fabulous along the Outer Banks. That’s why it attracts two of the largest tournaments in the world.

It is inspiring to realize it was a little over 100 years ago that Wilbur and Orville Wright made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air machine in this stretch at Kill Devil Hills. The Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center that celebrates that accom…

The Corolla Wild Horse Fund is celebrating the birth of the fifth foal of 2018. A healthy filly was born in Swan Beach on the morning of Aug. 22. The new baby is the half-sister of Castano, a colt born on Mother’s Day of this year.

Through Sept. 4, guests at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island can wander into prehistory to find five species of life-sized dinosaurs along the winding paths of the aquarium’s Nature Trail. They move, they roar, and they’re ready to meet you.