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FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: New Year, Renewed Focus
Letter from Susan White, Executive Director for North Carolina Sea Grant.
A LITTLE SLICE OF HYDE COUNTY: Investigating the Science of Wetlands Restoration
Farmers and scientists collaborate to reduce pollution in Pamlico Sound. Rhett Register joins researchers as they help with wetlands restoration on the Albemarle Peninsula.
HOME IN AN OYSTER SHELL: New Oyster Aquaculture Operations Grow Seed, Take Root
E-Ching Lee talks to two oyster growers in North Carolina about their new businesses and motivations.
FINS OFF HATTERAS: Research Collaborations Consider Sharks
Chuck Bangley works with fisherman Chris Hickman to search the North Carolina coast for sharks. They explain how the research can benefit fisheries management.
Shark Research in the Rulifson Lab
Learn about nearly 20 years of collaborative shark research among East Carolina University and commercial fishermen.
Behind the Scenes: An Aquarium Adventure
Follow Chelsea Pierce’s tale of Caroline’s trip to the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
PEOPLE & PLACES:
Bring Your Own Knives: Shucking at the Varnamtown Oyster Roast
Experience a 60th anniversary oyster roast with Jack Horan, who traces the shellfish from river to roast and back again.
The Secret World of Red Wolves: The Fight to Save North America’s Other Wolf
T. DeLene Beeland takes readers to a red wolf howling in an excerpt from her book on this endangered animal.
Our Coast’s Food: The Seafood Bible
Liz Biro remembers the late Joyce Taylor, the author of Mariner’s Menu and North Carolina Sea Grant retiree.
A World of New Flavors
Enjoy some of Joyce Taylor’s most recent recipes.