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FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Where Minds Collide, Opportunities Arise
Executive Director Susan White discusses the actions and collaborations she hopes will emerge from North Carolina’s Coastal Conference on April 14.
COASTAL CHALLENGES: Building Crucial Collaborations
North Carolina’s coastal region is the focus of a conference that will draw university researchers, government officials, business leaders and nonprofits. Katie Mosher previews two topics.
- Demographic Data Offer Insights
Step into the world of demography, including questions that reach beyond census data.
- Navigating Coastal Transportation Needs
Learn about the new priority-setting process used in the state’s draft transportation plan.
REWARDING INNOVATION: Jones Awards
Six North Carolina recipients were recognized with 2014 Jones Award, a prestigious national honor. Rebecca Nagy catches up with them.
RESURRECTING STURGEON: Infusing New Flavors Into an Old Favorite
Barry Nash describes a North Carolina Fishery Resource Grant-supported project that featured sturgeon prepared in ways researchers hoped would meet the culinary expectations of today’s consumers.
- Sturgeon Recipes
Tim Coyne, executive chef at Bistro By The Sea, shares some recipes that were sampled during sturgeon tasting sessions.
- A Sturgeon Primer
Chuck Weirich discusses the sturgeon lifecycle and the process of harvesting caviar.
- Throwback Tasting
Test a recipe for a traditional sturgeon stew.
Three NC Scholars Begin Knauss Fellowship
Meet the 2015 Knauss fellows from North Carolina — three women from Duke University.
PEOPLE AND PLACES:
Beyond the Beach: African-American History in Coastal Carolina
Cynthia Sharpe highlights several locations in Eastern North Carolina that are rich in African-American history.
Evicting An Invader: Reducing the Spread of Hydrilla
Nichole Riddle explains why Hydrilla is such a pernicious plant, and explores efforts to control it.