Coastal Landscaping and Plant Life

Thanks in large part to North Carolina Sea Grant’s Coastal Landscaping Initiative, there’s a new trend towards landscaping that enhances the coastal environment. Below, we’ve collected our stories on coastal landscaping and, more generally, on our state’s amazing seacoast plant life.


Coastal Landscaping: The Next Blue Economy Sector?
in the Spring 2020 issue

River of Time
in the Autumn 2019 issue

Working with Nature
in the Autumn 2019 issue

Don’t Cut Down That Tree!
Preserving a Protective Buffer Against High-Speed Winds

in the Summer 2019 issue

Rising Stars:
New Fellow Fuel Scientific Discovery

in the Summer 2019 issue

Hiding in Plain Sight
in the Spring 2019 issue

Coastal Landscapes:
Initiative Highlights Planning & Planting Strategies

in the Winter 2018 issue

Waterfront Design Discussions:
Residents Along Tidal Creeks Consider Options for Landscaping

in the Spring 2018 issue

Thriving in Sun, Salt and Sand
in the Summer 2018 issue

Seasonal Dreams and Delights
in the Winter 2017 issue

From Seeds to Shoreline:
Expanding Minds and Restoring Marshes

in the Autumn 2016 issue

Focus On Hydrilla
in the Spring 2016 issue

Flora of the Coastal Plain
in the Summer 2016 issue

Researchers Reach Into Communities
in the Summer 2016 issue

Amazing Coast: Hear the Call of a Maritime Forest
in the Summer 2015 issue

Evicting An Invader: Reducing the Spread of Hydrilla
in the Spring 2015 issue

Algae Patrol: Documenting a Changing Community
in the Holiday 2015 issue

Traversing Untrodden Ground
in the Spring 2013 issue

Sea Grass Sustains Fisheries
in the Autumn 2013 issue

Advancing Sea Oat Biology:
Advancing Dunes

in the Spring 2012 issue

Albermarle Invader:
Hydrilla Identified in Sound

in the Winter 2011 issue

Trees and Plants Benefits to the Community
in the Spring 2011 issue

Plants May Lure Crystal Skipper
in the Spring 2011 issue

Invasive Plant Species:
The Spoilers
in the Autumn 2010 issue

Native Plant Species:
The Solution

in the Autumn 2010 issue

Back To The Future: Revisiting Cisterns And Rain Gardens
in the Spring 2008 issue

Barrier Island Buffers: Bald Head Forest Anchors the Island
in the Early Summer 2008 issue

 Network Connects Students to Algae Research
in the Early Summer 2007 issue

Beach Vitex: Kudzu of the Coast?
in the Spring 2006 issue

Saving Places: Springer’s Point is a Natural Wonder
in the Early Summer 2006 issue

Native Plants: Mother Nature’s Handiwork
in the Autumn 2005 issue

At War in the Wetlands
in the Holiday 2004 issue

Researchers Survey Bird Island Flora
in the Holiday 2003 issue

Researchers Find New Use For Ozone
in the Early Summer 2002 issue

Land-Use Planning: Coastal Counties Prepare for the Future
in the High Season 2002 issue

Eelgrass: Binge Eaters in the Estuary
in the Holiday 2002 issue

Making It Right With Nature
in the Spring 2001 issue

Insect-Eating Plants Thrive in Green Swamp
in the Spring 2001 issue

Estuaries: Uniquely Complex Ecosystems
in the High Season 2001 issue

Giant on the Loose
in the Holiday 2001 issue

 

photo by Gary Allen