Newly Appointed CEO of Save The Bays

Posted May 8, 2015

Inspiring a new generation of environmentalists The effort to protect the environment is ultimately a struggle to preserve the country’s natural heritage for the benefit of future generations, according to Vanessa Haley-Benjamin. That is w...

The Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation

The Orton Foundation is committed to supporting communities in eastern North Carolina. Last Monday, The Moore Charitable Foundation’s North Carolina affiliate, The Orton Foundation, delivered a grant to the Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation to h...

National Cancer Prevention Day

We are proud to support Less Cancer in their efforts to raise awareness about the connection between the environment and human health. February 3, 2015 The Less Cancer Campaign Convenes Experts and Advocates at the U.S. Capitol to Discuss Ne...

The Southern Environmental Law Center

Posted May 7, 2015

On the banks of the Cape Fear and other major rivers across the South, utilities store millions of tons of coal ash in unlined lagoons. These primitive pits discharge toxins such as arsenic and selenium into local waters, and they present a consta...

AUDUBON NORTH CAROLINA

Posted May 5, 2015

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Orton Plantation Controlled Burns

Posted February 19, 2015

Jason Tyson

Staff Writer Environmentally beneficial prescribed burns are under way in woodlands at Orton and Pleasant Oaks plantations, with more controlled fires planned through May. Plans call for burns on about 6,000 acres on the two plantation propert...

Environmental Grantmakers Association Fall Retreat

Posted January 12, 2015

From AnnColley.com, guest written by Callie Strickland I was immediately struck by the incredible backdrop of the EGA retreat in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, and the importance of protecting such an environmentally and culturally significant l...