These harmless but festive-looking arachnids are most often spotted around North Carolina in the weeks leading up to Halloween.
While most consider the mountains the place to find black bears, our nature writer has had remarkable encounters with them along the coast.
Birds and people alike love the beach! Learn how to identify our fine feathered friends on your next trip to North Carolina’s coast.
Move over lightning bugs — these winged creatures are the ones to watch for on summer evenings!
Scarlet and Summer Tanagers are lesser-known species than the Northern Cardinal, but just as brilliant.
From unfurling leaves to early butterflies, it’s a good time to head outside to note the changes happening in your neighborhood.
Magic happens in the early spring, as sunlight reaches the forest floor — slow down and keep an eye out for these tiny wonders.
On damp nights in the winter in North Carolina, a mating ritual surfaces where thousands of salamanders gather to lay eggs.
It may surprise you that, here in North Carolina, caterpillars are all around us during the cooler months. Here’s how to spot them.