An East Carolina University researcher is finding that green treefrogs are changing to live in higher salinities — and that adaptation could prevent some coastal populations from going extinct.
Sarah Spiegler looks back on a class that introduced students — many of them aspiring coastal resource managers — from the University of North Carolina Wilmington to relevant coastal issues in North Carolina.
Lisa Prince, marketing specialist for the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, shares a sneak peek behind the scenes on WRAL’s Local Dish and lists upcoming seafood recipes that will air on Friday mornings in July.
In the past couple of decades, nitrogen has been increasing in the Neuse River. Urbanization and livestock may be contributing to this increase. Hayden Strickling is developing a model to determine the sources of this nitrogen increase, to inform management strategies to improve water quality in the Neuse River Estuary.
Meet the interns who will work with North Carolina Sea Grant this summer — Emma Bouie, Danielle Costantini and Christian Kamrath.