Connecting the Dots: The Power of Pivotal Educational Experiences

January 17, 2019 | Dave Shaw

The 2018 Environmental Educator of the Year traces her career back to a seminal experience on the Colorado River.

What’s in a Name? A Lot, It Seems!

January 16, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Our good friend Spartina alterniflora, a smooth cordgrass, is now Sporobolus alterniflorus, thanks to new taxonomic research.

From Floyd to Matthew: Vulnerable Populations Respond to Flooding in Eastern N.C.

January 15, 2019 | Dave Shaw

We chose to work with people of low socioeconomic status and the elderly, because evidence indicates that these populations are more vulnerable before, during and after a disaster event.

Mariculture Careers Come Into Focus

January 10, 2019 | Julie Leibach

By JANE HARRISON A new North Carolina Sea Grant video highlights a variety of careers in marine aquaculture. Also known as mariculture, the industry focuses on the cultivation of plants and animals that live in…

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How Stable Is the Oystercatcher Population?

January 10, 2019 | Dave Shaw

For a monogamous bird like the oystercatcher, the number of available male-female pairs is critical to the stability of its population.