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Rich in Coastal History; Enriching Coastal Economies
Traditional family fishing trips help to pump the coastal economy. A recent research project explains the impact of charter boats, head boats and fishing guides.
LISTENING TO THE SEA
To help solve a heated debate embroiling an Outer Banks commercial shark fishery, East Carolina University researchers are lending their ears to the fishermen — and the sharks.
- Pull-out Poster: Listening to the Sea
See how the ECU listening fence detects migrating dogfish.
REBUILDING THE ECONOMY, ONE OYSTER AT A TIME
Federal stimulus money is helping to restore North Carolina’s oyster reefs. Discover how our state’s coastal communities and ecosystems are benefiting from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
PEOPLE & PLACES:
Hidden History: Cashie Reveals Backwater Wharf
A shift in wind and water revealed a unique shipwreck in Bertie County. A Sea Grant project dives into the water — and into historical records — to piece together the puzzle of a ship-turned-wharf.
2010 Fishery Resource Grants: Ushering Benefits, Rewards for Coastal Communities, Ecosystems
Can you raise flounder on soybean meal? How can we revive river herring populations? Read more about these and other exciting research projects being funded this year through the N.C. Fishery Resource Grant Program.
Return of the Red Wolf
A five-county region of coastal North Carolina is now home to more than 100 red wolves. Learn about the canid comeback. And make plans to go on a howling safari of your own.