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From the Executive Director:
Building on Strengths, Keeping an Eye on Opportunities
North Carolina Sea Grant Executive Director Susan White considers how the program will continue to move forward in 2018.
Photographer Baxter Miller and writer Katie Mosher show how expertise from North Carolina Sea Grant contributes to the state’s growing oyster farming industry.
A Captain’s Journey
An excerpt from Bland Simpson’s Two Captains from Carolina highlights a pivotal moment for Moses Grandy, an accomplished African American mariner born in the antebellum South.
- From Inspiration to Printed Page: Q&A with Bland Simpson
The North Carolina author describes how he brought to life the stories of two disparate captains — and what their narratives mean to him.
Jane Harrison charts the socioeconomic impact of the Atlantic menhaden fishery on East Coast states, and how policy changes might affect the industry.
Julie Leibach explains how the discovery of the synthetic chemical GenX in some N.C. drinking water represents a bigger challenge to public and environmental health.
Make the most of your winter travels with these suggestions from Danielle Costantini.
Vanda Lewis shares three fish recipes before sailing off into retirement.
Initiative Highlights Planning & Planting Strategies
A multi-partner project aims to enhance community and private landscapes through thoughtful plantings and educational outreach.
People and Places:
Ocracoke’s Brogue: Sounds Past & Present
Marisa Incremona investigates how Ocracoke’s unique English dialect has evolved with the island’s changing demographics.
Of the Essence
A poem by Cynthia M. Sharpe is a reminder to reflect on years past — and lessons learned — while also looking ahead.