endangered species http://publicradioeast.org en Commercial Fishing License Fees Increase March 1st http://publicradioeast.org/post/commercial-fishing-license-fees-increase-march-1st <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Commercial fishing license fees are set to go up by 25 percent next month to fund the NC Division of Marine Fisheries' Observer Program. We explain the program and explore how the fee increase may affect local commercial fisherman.</span></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 17:09:32 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 33801 at http://publicradioeast.org Recent Uptick In Red Wolf Deaths http://publicradioeast.org/post/recent-uptick-red-wolf-deaths <p>It’s estimated that there are less than 100 red wolves in existence, and they roam a five county area in northeastern North Carolina.&nbsp; Now, these small pockets are endangered further.&nbsp; We explore the two most recent red wolf deaths in Washington County and the reward being offered for any information leading to an arrest.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:58:37 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 27993 at http://publicradioeast.org Recent Uptick In Red Wolf Deaths Endangerd Wood Stork Finds Home in ENC http://publicradioeast.org/post/endangerd-wood-stork-finds-home-enc <p>After being declared an endangered species in the 1980's, wood stork populations are increasing and spreading across the southeast.&nbsp; How human intervention, natural instinct and our coastal environment play into the recovery of the wood stork.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:45:35 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 7035 at http://publicradioeast.org Endangerd Wood Stork Finds Home in ENC Red Wolf Deaths Prompt Investigation and State Court Case http://publicradioeast.org/post/red-wolf-deaths-prompt-investigation-and-state-court-case-0 <p><span><span class="sr-tease"><span>We examine a controversial North Carolina rule that some believe has contributed to the deaths of the rare and endangered Red Wolf.</span></span></span></p><p><em><span class="article-content"><span>"Coyote" Jerry Murray - photographer/USFWS<br>"Red Wolf" Ryan Nordsven - photographer/USFWS. </span></span></em></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:27:46 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 7002 at http://publicradioeast.org Red Wolf Deaths Prompt Investigation and State Court Case