Table of Contents
FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:
NC Sea Grant’s Resilience Efforts Meet Varied Needs
Susan White discusses work by Sea Grant and its partners to build resilient communities — and their ability to recover from extreme events.
Hurricane Fran Revisited:
Lessons From a Benchmark Storm
Jay Barnes looks at what North Carolina experts learned from Hurricane Fran — and what has changed in hurricane planning and response since 1996.
From Seeds to Shoreline (SM):
Expanding Minds and Restoring Marshes
Emily Woodward goes Spartina planting with fifth-graders in a program that has students helping to restore salt marshes.
Accounting for the Bounty of the Sea
This pullout offers 2015 data on North Carolina’s commercial and recreational fisheries.
An Invasion of Naked Sea Butterflies
Terri Kirby Hathaway explains what caused a swarm of naked sea butteflies to appear on the Outer Banks.
A Cohesive Strategy
Diana Hackenburg introduces a statewide partnership working to protect and restore our local watersheds.
- Sharing Water Moments
Sea Grant staff explain what water means to them.
PEOPLE AND PLACES
Story Map Reveals Oyster Treasures
Jane Harrison hunts for a new way to share geographic and other data in the digital age.
The Quiet Decline of the Humble Eel
Janna Sasser talks with Sea Grant researchers about the status of eels in North Carolina’s tidal creeks.
Sharing Perspectives on Community Adaptations:
Whitehead Joins Panel for Sustained National Climate Assessment
From Hurricane Hugo recovery in her youth to helping N.C. coastal communities plan for the future, Jessica Whitehead brings her range of experience to a new federal committee.
A Little of This, A Little of That: Variety is the Spice of Seafood
Emily White shares recipes that feature various cooking methods