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Barrier Island Buffers:

Keeping Local Seafood Afloat:
Workshop Explores Consumer Trends And Marketing Strategies

Seafood consumption may be on the rise, but many local fishers and seafood dealers are struggling to stay afloat against a tide of imports. Kathleen Angione attends a workshop that highlights new marketing strategies for local seafood.

Take a Crab to Lunch or Dinner

Crab pots are an iconic symbol along the North Carolina coast. Succulent blue crab meat is found at family reunions and fancy restaurants. Enjoy recipes — and tips for picking your own crabs.

Lionfish: Where Are They Now?

Colorful red lionfish are native to Pacific waters. Anne Wheatly checks in with scientists monitoring this exotic species that is increasingly found off the North Carolina coast.

New Coastal Research Projects Begin
NCSG Receives 2008-09 Federal Funding

North Carolina Sea Grant announces a new group of research projects on important coastal topics.

Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards
Sea Grant, Phytofmders J&B Aquafood Honored

Enjoy comments by T. Edward Nickens as he presented state honors earlier this year.