North Carolina Sea Grant provides innovative research and outreach projects and programs within the state. Through this work, we strive to fulfill the goals determined by the National Sea Grant College Program, while meeting the needs of our North Carolina stakeholders.

Focus Areas

The 2014-2017 National Sea Grant Strategic Plan identifies four focus areas:

  1. Healthy Coastal Ecosystems
  2. Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture
  3. Resilient Communities and Economies
  4. Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

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