Celebrating Latino Conservation Week: Spotlight on Frank López

July 20, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Communities throughout the country are enjoying and connecting with the great outdoors during the 7th annual Latino Conservation Week, July 18 through July 26, which includes nearly 100 events nationwide. We celebrate the occasion here with Frank Lopez, extension director for North Carolina Sea Grant and the NC Water Resources Research Institute.

Don’t Wait for Shark Week to Use Your Shark Sense

June 30, 2020 | Dave Shaw

There’s no reason to wait until the Discovery Channel’s annual “Shark Week” this August to dive into shark DOs and DON’Ts.

You Can’t Plan for a Change of Plans

June 25, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Knauss fellow Cheyenne Stienbarger hasn’t looked back since a two-week marine biology field course in the Florida Keys, when she says she found a field that really spoke to her.

New Zone-Based Evacuation System Established for Coastal NC

June 25, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Know Your Zone, North Carolina’s new system of coastal evacuation zones, launched earlier this month. This tiered evacuation system focuses on areas most vulnerable to impacts from hurricanes, tropical storms and other hazards.

Midsummer Neuse River Forecast Shows Greater Potential for Fish Kills

June 18, 2020 | Dave Shaw

The 2020 summer hypoxia forecast for the Neuse River estuary calls for dissolved oxygen levels slightly lower than the long-term average.