Table of Contents
From the Executive Director:
Here Comes the Sun: Illuminating Summer Fun, Sea Grant Stories
Susan White’s summer brings walks down memory lane or new lessons as she sees the state through her sons’ eyes.
Reeling In History:
Documenting the 1997 Fisheries Reform Act
Susan West highlights the challenges and successes of the landmark act.
Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex In The Sea
Terri Kirby Hathaway outlines reproduction under water.
A Moment Out of the Sun
Are you ready for the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21? North Carolina Space Grant is.
- Flying Up
Students from Lenoir-Rhyne University will capture images of the eclipse.
- Community Colleges Compete in Ballooning Challenge
Teams across the state launch high-altitude balloons.
Growing Better Bivalves: Science, Local Knowledge Enhance N.C. Business
A fisherman and a scientist walk into a reef. Katie Mosher explains.
- Restoring Our Oysters: Dealing with the Sponge Problem
Gregory Sorg is working on a substrate that can withstand oyster pests.
PEOPLE AND PLACES:
Discovering Down East on the Outer Banks National Scenic Byway
Kathleen Onorevole meets the folks and sees the sights on a trip through the central coast.
- Resilience at the Coast: Conference Features Science and Policy
Katie Mosher shares highlights from North Carolina’s Coastal Conference.
- WRRI Conference Brings Together More Than Research
Diana Hackenbug recaps the events of the annual water conference featuring The Nile Project.
Where There’s Smoke, There’s Grilled Seafood
Fire up the grill and bring on the seafood this summer.
ON THE WATER:
Crab Pots Collected from Coastal Waters
Learn about the efforts to clean up lost crab pots.
Rip Current Poster
Be safe as beach season heats up. This poster explains how.