Sea Turtle Protection – A Priority at This Beach

The island of Ocean Isle is in constant ‘guardian mode’ when it comes to the Sea Turtles that  return annually to this shoreline to make their nests in early summer. For years the Museum of the Coastal Carolinas and the Ingram Planetarium have joined forces as The Ocean Isle Museum Foundation, Inc. They continually engage … Continue reading “Sea Turtle Protection – A Priority at This Beach”

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Local Wildlife Shelter Offers Hope for Feathered Friends

Not many of us think about it until we have an experience of our own to recall. It may be an injured seagull on the beach or a pelican at the pier seen with a tangle of fishing line wrapped around its neck. Who do you call? Personally, you know you aren’t equipped to provide … Continue reading “Local Wildlife Shelter Offers Hope for Feathered Friends”

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Sunset Beach Swing Bridge – Historic Landmark

Though 2012 is just around the corner, the end of 2010 ended an era when the familiar 500-foot-long single lane pontoon swing bridge of neighboring Sunset Beach was retired. Servicing traffic to and from the island since 1961, it was the last of its kind still in operation on the east coast. Every morning, at … Continue reading “Sunset Beach Swing Bridge – Historic Landmark”

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