6 | Features


The following articles and photos were published on Coastal Review Online, a nonprofit news service covering the North Carolina coast. Its publisher is the North Carolina Coastal Federation, a non-profit organization that focuses on protecting and restoring the coast of North Carolina through education, advocacy, and habitat preservation and restoration.

crabpot-400-400x292 N.C. Coastal Federation Wins Award

A chapter of the world’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to fisheries will present one of its annual awards to this environmental nonprofit group for its work restoring marine habitats.

trinity-thumb2Pelican Award: Trinity Center and Sound to Sea

They went above and beyond for the coast and for their students. Find out why this worship center and its educators received a Pelican Award from the N.C. Coastal Federation.

pelican-thumb2014 Pelican Award Winners

A fisherman, a realtor and a former senator are among the 15 recipients of this year’s awards, which honor exemplary efforts to preserve and protect the coastal environment.

cruise-thumbCruise with the Federation

No need to leave the coast this summer. Travel through estuaries and explore unspoiled islands on one of the N.C. Coastal Federation’s coastal cruises near you.


grand-opening-thumbGrand Opening Unveils a Special Dedication

It couldn’t have been a nicer day for the grand opening of the N.C. Coastal Federation’s new education center and southeast office, which was named in honor of two environmental philanthropists.

Pelican Award: Winding River Plantation

The Winding River Plantation Property Owners Association in Brunswick County won a Pelican Award from the N.C. Coastal Federation for developing model community landscaping guidelines that promote environmentally friendly yards.

Federation Saves History, Finds Regional Home

The N.C. Coastal Federation plans to move an historic house in Wrightsville Beach for its new Southeast Regional office and education center.


The following articles and photos were published in The Island News, the local newspaper of Beaufort, S.C.

  “‘I’ve got your back’: Dinner benefits wounded vets” 

  “Let your Christmas Spirit Shine: Homeowners deck their halls with lights”

  “A Gullah Kinfolk Christmas wish” 

  “Celebrate the new year at Founders’ Night II”

  “Habitat bbq festival is High on the Hog”

  “Step into the Twilight Run zone” 

  “Arushka: The traveling dog story”

 “Port Royal Festival is a salute to succulent soft shell crab”

  “Local student featured in Seventeen

 “Hooked on Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry”

 “Ocean Motion benefits new local nonprofit, Port Royal Sound Foundation”

 “Beaufort beauty vying for Miss South Carolina”

“A Lowcountry love story”

“Relay for Life passes the torch”

“Parlez-vous francais?”

“Tidal Creek Fellowship celebrates grand opening”

“Hunting Island Adventure Biathlon attracts many racers”

“Go green at Beaufort Irish Fest”

“Historic Beaufort Foundation presents Great Gatsby Lafayette Soiree”

“Elizabeth Smart kicks off Step Up for Kids race”

“Fourth Annual Pet & Kid Fair”

“Exchange Club 5k over new McTeer Bridge”

“Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens” 

 “Beaufort Relay for Life kicks off campaign”


The following article was published on Eat, Sleep, Play Beaufort, an online publication for Beaufort, S.C.

“Water Festival Corn Hole Tournament, kind of a big deal”


“Stokes Honda Cars of Beaufort”

“Fire leaves family homeless”

“Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s IT department ranks 4th in nation”

Make it a fire-friendly turkey day

“Vaden buys old O.C. Welch building”

“Beaufort City Council calls for more parade floats”


The following articles were published in Encore, the alternative newspaper of Wilmington, N.C.

“Chords for a Cause: Edwin McCain teams up with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra”

“Just beat it: A fund-raising dance for two brave cancer survivors”

“Paint the town pink: Events abound in October for breast cancer research and awareness”

“Think Pink! In Balance Pilates Studio champions breast cancer awareness”

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