New Bern’s Outdoor Life

Enjoy the great outdoors – boating, fishing, golfing, hunting, swimming, camping, and much more in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

Gardening for Pollinators

Gardening to Attract Pollinators

When the coronavirus came into the picture and the stay at home order was issued; I decided to give gardening another try. I wanted to attract butterflies, so I started researching what flowers to plant. Knowing butterflies are pollinators and their population is declining, I learned more them than I expected to. When I think …

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Run for The Warriors

9th Annual Run For The Warriors, New Bern Goes Virtual

Jacksonville, NC – Due to precautions set forth by the state of North Carolina, the 9th Annual Run For The Warriors, New Bern 5K, “1st Mile,” Furry 5K and the Mile Mutt Strut is going virtual. Online registration is now open for the July 4th virtual run date. Registration can be completed online at runforthewarriors.org. For …

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Camping

Get Back to Nature and Go Camping

Are you looking for a way to regroup? Camping…or Glamping for some, is a great way to get some fresh air and find yourself during these tough times! New Bern and surrounding towns in Eastern North Carolina offer some terrific spots to unwind and relax. A lot of local campgrounds offer RV sites, cabins, electric …

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City of New Bern

Notification of Wastewater Spill in Craven County

General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment issues a press releases when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters. In accordance with that regulation, the following news release has been prepared and issued to media in the affected county: The City of …

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Carolina Nature Coalition - Virtual Event

Carolina Nature Coalition Virtual Event with Sound Rivers and Poet Sam Love

Mon, May 18, 2020 Carolina Nature Coalition is proud to present our first virtual event. The presentation will run for 30 minutes and feature: Sam Love introduces us to his new book “Awakening”: Musings on Planetary Survival, was released by England’s Fly on the Wall Press in March of 2020. The poetry chapbook is a …

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Walt Teasdale, Billy Thomann, and John Lawrence

New Date for Historical Society Golf Tournament

October 3 at Taberna Country Club New Bern, NC, Due to safety and health concerns surrounding COVID-19, the New Bern Historical Society has moved their inaugural golf tournament that was set for May 9, to October 3. Executive Director Mickey Miller explains “We want this to be a special event, full of fun, keeping everyone …

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Lawson Creek Park

Enjoy the Great Outdoors and Go Fishing or Boating!

We caught up with Todd Willis of Neuse River Bait and Tackle and he gave us the latest scoop what’s biting! He said, “Stripers, speckled trout, slot reds aka puppy drums, catfish, largemouth bass, white perch, and flounder”. Flounder is not in season, so you can’t keep them. Please make sure that you check the …

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Symposium - Paul Hudy photographer

Underwater Symposium delves into dive, maritime cultures

Hatteras, N.C. – When Marc Corbett presents at an upcoming dive symposium, the audience won’t just be seeing his shipwreck photography on-screen. They’ll be surrounded by it. Corbett, an avid diver and shipwreck researcher, is one of seven presenters scheduled for the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum’s seventh annual Underwater Heritage Symposium. The symposium, which …

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