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Dan DiNicola

A team of volunteers standing in a field surrounded by native plants and gardening tools

Nov 13, 2023

NC Sea Grant-Led Coastal Landscapes Initiative Transforms DREAMS Center’s Wilmington Location with Eco-Landscaping Project

Partners with the NC Sea Grant-led Coastal Landscapes Initiative (CLI) came together in October to complete an eco-landscaping project at the DREAMS Center for Art Education’s inner-city location on Fanning Street, in Wilmington, N.C. DREAMS is a non-profit organization that provides confidence-building art programming throughout the Wilmington area for more than 600 youth and teens annually. 

Sep 25, 2023

Shellebrate NC Oyster Month in October

"Shellebrate" North Carolina Oyster Month all October long with a wide range of activities spanning our state. Connect with local oyster growers and harvesters, enjoy seafood restaurants, markets, and festivals, and support coastal conservation and education organizations as we kick off the start of the wild-caught oyster season. 

An animation still of two students standing as part of a PBS video on renewable water

Aug 7, 2023

“Keeping Water Renewable” Lesson Plan Receives National Award

This year’s APEX Awards for Publication Excellence have honored Keeping Water Renewable: 5E Lesson, a free, standards-aligned lesson on renewable water for middle and high school students. 

Apr 27, 2023

Walnut Creek in Raleigh Joins Urban Waters Federal Partnership

Urban Waters Federal Partnership announces new location in Raleigh, N.C. bringing partnership and resources together to help restore Walnut Creek 

A man fishing with a rod off the side of a boat

Apr 17, 2023

New Community Collaborative Projects Amplify Overlooked Stories, Engage Aspiring Scientists and More

Four new projects in North Carolina are launching this year as part of the Community Collaborative Research Grant Program (CCRG).