summer http://publicradioeast.org en Black Bear Spotted Swimming Across The Neuse River http://publicradioeast.org/post/black-bear-spotted-swimming-across-neuse-river <p>Bears are seen in increasing numbers this time of year, in yards, in trees, and even swimming across the Neuse River.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Monday, May 12th, riders on the Cherry Branch- Minnesott ferry witnessed something peculiar during an afternoon crossing.&nbsp;</p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">“We just left Minnesott Beach and as soon as we leave, we always look to the front of the ship.”</em></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:54:34 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 43307 at http://publicradioeast.org Black Bear Spotted Swimming Across The Neuse River The Down East Journal (07/05/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-070513 <p>This is the time of the year when baby sea turtles begin to hatch and make their way toward the ocean.&nbsp; But not all of them will make it.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we visit the North Carolina Aquarium and talk about their efforts to rescue, rehabilitate and educate the public about this threatened reptile.&nbsp; Catch the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; And Saturday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East, News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 13:15:14 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 17713 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (07/05/13)