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From the Executive Director:
A State of Thanks: Reflecting on Transformation and Renewal
North Carolina Sea Grant Executive Director Susan White shares her optimism for current and future NC Sea Grant endeavors.
Communities Collaborate, Engage with Researchers
Find out more about new projects that continue to bring scientists and communities together.
EXPLORING NEW HORIZONS:
Space Grant is on the Move
Katie Mosher describes how North Carolina Space Grant is helping future explorers.
- Unraveling Mysteries of Ghost Forests
Lindsey Smart discovers how saltwater intrusion is affecting maritime forests surrounding the Albemarle-Pamlico Sound.
- Making the Most of Oyster Reef Filtering
Seth Theuerkauf develops a tool to identify reef restoration areas that will optimize ecosystem benefits.
BOOTS IN THE FIELD:
Sea Grant Participates in Hurricane Recovery
Here’s a snapshot of Sea Grant’s efforts after major storms.
- Going with the Flow: Evaluating Flood Mitigation of the Cashie River
Danielle Constantini outlines how Sea Grant and its partners are helping Windsor recover from Hurricane Matthew.
- Hurricane Assessment: Improving National Weather Service Operations
Jane Harrison explains her work on a team that evaluated the National Weather Service response to Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.
- Around the Network: Sea Grant Programs Respond to Hurricane Destruction
In Florida, Texas, Mississippi and Puerto Rico, Sea Grant programs are rebuilding their communities.
Celebrating Two Colleagues
Look back on the contributions of Sandra Harris and Vanda Lewis to North Carolina Sea Grant.
PEOPLE AND PLACES:
Gaining an Education on the Water: Appreciating the Forces of Nature
Sarah Spiegler reflects on lessons learned while paddling the waters around the Crystal Coast.
Partnerships Beget Fellowships: NC Sea Grant Offers Joint Funding with NC Space Grant, APNEP
Three new fellows receive funding to explore coastal issues.
Falling for Oysters
Enjoy fresh and simple oyster recipes — just in time for the holidays.