Exec Director of Corolla Wild Horse Fund Retires

Measuring the impact that Karen McCalpin, the Executive Director of the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, has had on the Outer Banks and Corolla in particular is tough. Not because there hasn’t been any, but because the impact is so huge. For the people who have gotten to know her and the passion and love for … Continue reading Exec Director of Corolla Wild Horse Fund Retires

Our OBX version of the Northern Lights

  IF YOU WERE ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES TO BE ON THE BEACH THIS PAST WEEKEND YOU WERE WITNESS TO A BEAUTIFUL DISPLAY OF BIO-LUMINESCENT PLANKTON   Alaska may have the Northern Lights and the popular book “Life of Pie” may have referenced a neon green, glowing carnivorous island. However, this weekends amazing light … Continue reading Our OBX version of the Northern Lights

OBX-Lots To Do This Summer

Now that summer is here, there is almost too much to do on the Outer Banks. This is Outer Banks Craft Beer Week culminating in the OBX BrewFest on Sunday. The following weekend its the Rogallo Kite Festival on Jockey’s Ridge. There’s Kid’s Days at almost all of the Kitty Hawk Kites stores—weekly events, they’re … Continue reading OBX-Lots To Do This Summer

Unprecedented-Cold Stunned Sea Turtles on Outer Banks

  We sure had a warm December on the Outer Banks. Then suddenly earlier this week, temperature plummeted, we had a dusting of snow and a whole day where the temperatures struggled to reach the freezing mark. Inconvenient and a little bit miserable for us warm blooded animals, but for for cold blooded animals—especially sea … Continue reading Unprecedented-Cold Stunned Sea Turtles on Outer Banks