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From the Executive Director:
Summer 2018: A Fresh Look at What We Do
North Carolina Sea Grant Executive Director Susan White and the team prepare for a site visit from the NOAA/National Sea Grant Office.
Julie Leibach describes a pioneering effort in Nags Head to make sea level rise adaptation official town policy.
- Planning for Uncertainty
Sea Grant programs engage communities to identify coastal hazards and potential resilience strategies.
This excerpt from the new Seacoast Plants of the Carolinas explores how native plants adapt and thrive in various environments. Also check out
a few plant IDs from the book.
- From the Adirondacks to the Carolinas: Q&A with Paul E. Hosier
The author shares his journey in writing a new edition of a beloved resource.
Research Responds to Key Challenges
New core research projects reflect Sea Grant’s dedication to diverse coastal topics, such as hurricane recovery, oyster aquaculture and saltmarsh conservation.
A traveling exhibit weaves together science, oral history and fine art photography to tell a story of coastal change in North Carolina.
People and Places:
Capital Achievements: Knauss Finalists Named
Continuing a proud tradition, four new Knauss finalists are heading to D.C. from N.C. universities.
Returning to Shore
Leatherback sea turtle nests spark hope for hatchlings. Danielle Costantini explores the species’ return to North Carolina after a six-year hiatus.
Long, sunny days are the perfect setting for timeless summer recipes.
Advancing Community Collaborations
New projects bring researchers and local experts together to consider water quality, planning in flood-prone areas and night skies’ varied values.
Dear Coastwatch Readers
Sea Grant’s new managing editor, Dave Shaw, shares news about an upcoming survey.