Spotted on Ocracoke: The cannonball jellyfish

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A cannonball jellyfish off Springer's Point on Ocracoke. Photo: P. Vankevich To read more Ocracoke nature articles,...

Replanting the island to save Ocracoke for the future

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By Pat Garber When Hurricane Dorian devastated Ocracoke, flooding houses and cars and destroying yards, the number of trees that uprooted and broke was mind-boggling. The...

Cold-stunned sea turtles rescued on Ocracoke

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By Peter Vankevich Jan. 27, 2020 The recent cold weather affected many sea turtles that are still in the waters surrounding the Outer Banks. The Island Free...