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FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Strong Science + Engaged Communities = Sea Grant Impacts

Letter from Susan White, Executive Director for North Carolina Sea Grant.

Then and Now: Susan White Returns to North Carolina

Katie Mosher introduces Susan White, North Carolina Sea Grant’s new executive director.

Undersea Exploration: Charting New Pathways to the Abyss

A national and international team of scientists is exploring the ocean floor along the East Coast. Pam Smith highlights their discoveries.

  • A Simulated Sea Dive
  • Make like a scientist and take your own deep-sea voyage. Chelsea Pierce explains how.

From Sheepshead to Softshells: North Carolina’s James Beard Award Contenders Talk Local Seafood

North Carolina’s reputation as a culinary hotspot is growing. Join Rhett Register as he speaks with some of North Carolina’s best chefs about their love for local seafood.

Beachcombing Biology: The Stories Your Finds Tell

Let Terri Kirby Hathaway explain how to turn your beach walk into a hunt for treasure.

Traversing Untrodden Ground

Sharon Settlage braves the muck to follow North Carolina Sea Grant-funded researchers studying fungal denitrification in local marshes.

Dinosaurs in the Rivers?

Morgan Jones introduces sturgeon, a prehistoric fish swimming — and jumping — in North Carolina’s waters.

Turning an Eye (and Ear) on Core Sound

An award-winning filmmaker produces Core.Sounders, a documentary on the Down East fishing community. David Hunt charts his progress.

Research Vessel Changes Hands

The R/V Cape Hatteras moved from Beaufort to Wilmington. Rhett Register and E-Ching Lee track the change.

North Carolina’s Amazing Coast: Natural Wonders From Alligators To Zoeas Debuts

The time is near. North Carolina’s Amazing Coast soon will be in local bookstores. North Carolina Sea Grant has May launch celebration plans.