Identifying Regulatory Opportunities for North Carolina Shellfish Aquaculture

July 11, 2016 | E-Ching Lee

Palmer Hilton, a research law fellow with the N.C. Coastal Resources Law, Planning and Policy Center, goes on a learning tour of several oyster aquaculture operations along the Outer Banks.

Happy Birthday USA — and North Carolina Sea Grant

July 4, 2016 | E-Ching Lee

Katie Mosher looks back to this day 40 years ago — July 4, 1976 — and recalls how North Carolina Sea Grant received its College Program status.

Sentinels of the Centennial

June 30, 2016 | E-Ching Lee

Barrier islands are characterized by change. While plants and animals that inhabit these areas can move with the shifting shorelines, the structures on these islands are less mobile. Michael Flynn is working with the National Park Service to assess the vulnerability of landmarks on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, to erosion, storm surge and sea-level rise — and develop recommendations for steps to preserve these historic buildings.

Of Transient Boaters, Fascinating Conversations and Soggy Camping Trips

June 27, 2016 | E-Ching Lee

Story and Photos By Liz Brown-Pickren Posted June 27, 2016 Like flocks of geese seasonally migrating in search of more comfortable climates, boaters travel the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, also known as the ICW, in the…

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Creating an In-Sea Museum

June 7, 2016 | E-Ching Lee

John W. “Billy Ray” Morris and Greg Stratton from the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology’s Underwater Archaeology Branch present plans to turn the Condor shipwreck site into an in-sea museum, open to all divers. Just remember to “take pictures, leave bubbles,” they say. This is part of an effort to create a heritage diving trail along the state’s coast.