New Publications Focus on Coastal Policies, Regulations

November 30, 2016 | Janna Sasser

New papers from the North Carolina Coastal Resources Law, Planning and Policy Center focus on nutrient management in North Carolina’s waterways, family legacy of property ownership, oyster aquaculture development among Mid-Atlantic states, and recent state legislation affecting coastal resources.

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Meet the 2016 NCSG/WRRI Graduate Student Fellows

October 10, 2016 | Janna Sasser

Meet the five recipients of graduate research fellowships, awarded by North Carolina Sea Grant and the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina system. They will explore current water resources and coastal issues in North Carolina.

We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: The Journey of a Coastal Management Fellow

September 8, 2016 | Janna Sasser

Kimberly Hernandez, a coastal resources planner with the Chesapeake and Coastal Service in the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, recalls the highlights from her dual 2014 Coastal Policy Fellowship and Coastal Management Fellowship.

Aquaculture: Science Working for the Economy

April 29, 2016 | Janna Sasser

We revisit Carolina Mariculture, which was featured in a story by Pam Smith that ran in Coastwatch magazine’s Holiday 2012 issue. This updated excerpt highlights how research partnerships continue to boost North Carolina’s oyster industry.

Student Voices Ring In Autumn 2015 Coastwatch

September 4, 2015 | Janna Sasser

Intern writer Janna Sasser gives a recap of student contributions in the Autumn 2015 issue of Coastwatch.