White-Nose Syndrome Confirmed in WA State Bat

April 3, 2016

Released by Katherine Haman (WDFW), Catherine Hibbard (USFWS), Marisa Lubeck (USGS) White-nose syndrome (WNS) has been confirmed in a little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) found near North Bend – the first recorded occurrence of this devastating […]

National Park Week Invites All to Visit for Free

April 1, 2016

Free Admission And Festivities During National Park Week Released by Marjorie Hall / National Park Foundation As the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates 100 years of protecting and preserving the nation’s parks and monuments, all Americans are encouraged […]

Arvada, Colorado Kite Festival on April 3rd

April 1, 2016

“Go Fly a Kite” at the Arvada Kite Festival Released by B. Berg, Arvada Festivals Commission The Arvada Kite Festival is this weekend. The day promises kites, music, and family fun at this free annual event. […]

Report Shows Climate Change Impact on Water Resources

April 1, 2016

Interior Department Releases Report Underscoring Impacts of Climate Change on Western Water Resources New, interactive basin-by-basin visualization tool also released following World Water Day White House Summit Released by Jessica Kershaw, US DOI Putting the national spotlight […]

Ocean Temperatures May Predict Heat Waves

March 29, 2016

US Heat Waves May be Predicted as Far as 50 Days in Advance, According to Scientific Study Released by ucar.edu; written by Laura Snider The formation of a distinct pattern of sea surface temperatures in the […]

First in Flight RC Jet Rally Returns in May

March 27, 2016

The First in Flight RC Jet Rally returns to Wilson NC for five action-packed days — May 25-29, 2016.  Each day, the RC Jet Rally runs from 8am through 5pm. According to the organizers, this is […]

Free Movie Events Offered in Eastern NC

March 27, 2016

***UPDATED: Change to a Zebulon NC movie date. *** Originally published March 27, 2016. Updated June 28, 2016. Knightdale NC (Wake County) Knightdale Parks, Recreation & Cultural Programs is holding their “Outdoor Movie Night Series” again for […]

Easter Events Set in Eastern North Carolina 2016

March 23, 2016

***UPDATED*** Originally published March 3, 2016. Updated with additional Easter events. Goldsboro NC (Wayne County) Early Evening Easter Egg Hunt The Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for March 24, 2016 — that’s a Thursday. All […]

Carolina FiberFest: A Ten Year Love Affair

March 22, 2016

Contributed by Carolyn Beasley Ten years ago a group of fiber lovers dreamed of a fiber event in Eastern North Carolina. With much work Carolina FiberFest was born. Carolina FiberFest’s mission is to: educate the […]

Wilson NC TAIP Lab Scheduled for March 26th

March 22, 2016

Contributed by Ray Shell and Janet Conner-Knox This month’s TAIP Lab has room for your talent. Each month talented artists around Wilson come together to share their art with the community. Ray Shell, founder of TAIP […]

Canned Tuna Recall Issued Nationwide (USA)

March 22, 2016

*UPDATED* – Three Brands Now Affected by Separate Recalls Bumble Bee, Chicken of The Sea, and Hill Country Fare tuna products are affected by these three individual recalls. Bumble Bee Foods, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall on 3 […]

Boulder County Commissioners Ending GE Crops

March 21, 2016

Boulder County Commissioners direct staff to develop a plan for transitioning county-owned agricultural land away from growing genetically engineered crops Released by Barb Halpin, Boulder County Commissioners’ Office At a public meeting today, the County Commissioners directed […]

From Sheep to Chic

March 21, 2016

Franklin County NC Farmer Turns Flock’s Wool into Hats and More By Kay Whatley, Editor Stop by Clover C Farm and you might see Carol Cheves hard at work knitting fashionable accessories with yarn she’s made right […]

FDA Open Comment Period on GM Mosquito Field Trial

March 21, 2016

Public Comment Invited Regarding Draft Environmental Assessment for Genetically Engineered Mosquito Release March 11, 2016, by the FDA, Center for Veterinary Medicine The FDA is releasing, for public comment, a draft environmental assessment (EA) submitted by Oxitec, Ltd., […]

JPL Tells A ‘Tail’ of Two Comets

March 19, 2016

Released by DC Agle (JPL) and Dwayne Brown & Laurie Cantillo (NASA) Two comets that will safely fly past Earth later this month may have more in common than their intriguingly similar orbits.  They may be twins of […]

Visit with Donkeys During Local Book’s Launch

March 18, 2016

Local Writer Launches the Book of Donkeys at Donkey Day By Donna Campbell Smith & Shannon Hoffman Local writer Donna Campbell Smith will be launching her latest book published by Lyons Press, The Book of Donkeys, at […]

Knightdale Named Most Affordable Community in NC

March 17, 2016

Low Taxes, Low Insurance Costs, and High Income were Factors; Designation is Second for Town Contributed by Brian Bowman, knightdalenc.gov Knightdale has been named the most affordable community in North Carolina for the second year in a […]

Paramount Theatre to Host April Fools Follies

March 16, 2016

Contributed by Catherine LeChot, United Way of Wayne County You may not recall Vaudeville shows from decades ago, but a group of Wayne County locals is bringing comedy, singing and acting groups together to benefit United Way of Wayne […]

The Strange-ness: Fairy Circles Discovered in Australia

March 15, 2016

Mysterious Gaps in Vegetation Only Ever Seen in Southern Africa — Until Now Released by Susanne Hufe, UFZ press office The circular, barren patches of land, forming a highly regular pattern over the dry grassland of Namibia, were thought […]

Nashville NC’s Blooming Festival Returns May 5-7

March 15, 2016

The Town of Nashville NC, has a unique way of celebrating Mother’s Day. Each year, Mother’s Day means a town-wide carnival for the entire weekend! This family-oriented “Nashville Blooming Festival” makes for a great family outing, where the […]

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