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Oral History:
Documenting Down East Fishing Traditions

The Fulcher family’s stories of their seafood business are more than fond memories. Ann Green shares a project documenting a critical part of Carteret County history.

Fish House Study Quantifies Decline

One-third of the fish houses that were operating on the North Carolina coast in 2000 have closed, a Sea Grant study reports.

The Inner Islands: Browns Island

The crowds may be on the oceanfront during the summer high season, but Bland and Ann Gary Simpson take readers to this oft-forgotten coastal haven.

Small City, Big Plans

Washington, North Carolina, looks at revitalization in economic, environmental and cultural terms. Kathleen Angione explores the city’s success.

Dog Days:
Estimating Spiny Dogfish Populations

Fishery managers say the spiny dogfish stocks are depleted. Fishers say they pull up plenty of dogfish in nets. E-Ching Lee shares new data in this debate.

Aquatic Robotics: Teens Plunge into Technology

For a competition, Outer Banks high school students make and test remotely operated vehicles — smaller cousins to major research equipment.

Queen’s Quest: Human Dimensions in Coastal Science

East Carolina University’s Bill Queen reflects upon his long career and partnerships with North Carolina Sea Grant.