Table of Contents
From the Executive Director:
Linking Education to Understanding and Action
Susan White highlights how North Carolina Sea Grant is working to get individuals the right information at the right moment to support how they choose to act at any one point in time.
Education to Action
From “pre-K to gray,” environmental literacy is an important part of North Carolina Sea Grant’s mission.
- Climate Change Communication Challenges: Including Kids in Solutions
Researchers at NC State are uncovering how middle-school students may play an unexpected role in climate change solutions.
ENGAGING THE FUTURE: SciREN and the Evolution of Science Outreach
Kathleen Onorevole explains how a simple idea to connect teachers and researchers is enriching science education across the Southeast.
Matthew’s Legacy: Water Falling and Rising
Hurricane Matthew’s rain hit already saturated soils, bringing flooding that took 28 lives and left more than $2 billion in damage in North Carolina. See the destruction and check in on recovery efforts.
Growing Oysters at Home in Coastal North Carolina
Phil Gagnon wants more people to grow oysters under their docks, a tasty and environmentally friendly hobby.
- Spicing It Up
Korin Gagnon shares her recipe for a mignonette sauce to serve with oysters.
- Making North Carolina Oysters Safer
Brett Froelich seeks samples to identify the health risks from North Carolina oysters.
PEOPLE AND PLACES:
Eight New Fellows and One New Partnership
Research fellowships from North Carolina Sea Grant and partner agencies are enabling graduate students to tackle complex coastal topics.
MARINER’S MENU : Blue Holiday, Flavor Included
Enjoy bluefish with dishes adapted from Joyce Taylor’s recipes.
Running with the Blues
Bluefish, popular in coastal dishes, add color to communities along North Carolina’s coast.
Cynthia Sharpe strolls down a leaf-strewn lane, thinking of Mama’s kitchen.