Wave Gauges Provide Florence Flood Modeling Data

April 18, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant’s coastal erosion and construction specialist, supplied the United States Geological Survey (USGS) last fall with wave gauge data to help build a flood map model of Hurricane Florence.

Dune Recovery Workshop on March 9 at Topsail Island

March 1, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

The towns of Surf City, Topsail Beach, and North Topsail Beach will hold a Dune Workshop on Saturday, March 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Surf City Welcome Center on Topsail Island. Spencer Rogers of North Carolina Sea Grant will explain “how the beach works.”

“Africa to Carolina” Explores the Legacy of Slavery in Coastal North Carolina

February 25, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

The North Carolina African American Heritage Commission’s “Africa to Carolina” initiative serves to identify, mark and develop resources related to state primary sites where enslaved Africans arrived.

State Sites and Museums Celebrate African-American Maritime History

February 20, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

The North Carolina History Center in New Bern and the Museum of the Albemarle are just two of many places celebrating Black History Month.