You Say Starfish, I Say Sea Star

June 7, 2019 | Terri Kirby Hathaway

Regardless of what you call these stellar beachcombing finds, they are not fish. Here’s a look at some of their intriguing adaptations.

Children with nets standing on the edge of water

Our Summer of Content

January 17, 2017 | Terri Kirby Hathaway

What are you doing with your school-aged children this summer? Terri Kirby Hathaway, North Carolina Sea Grant marine education specialist, offers some coastal options. But hurry. Registration for these camps start soon — and they fill up fast.

An Invasion of the Naked Sea Butterflies

August 1, 2016 | Terri Kirby Hathaway

Terri Kirby Hathaway explains what caused the late July invasion of the naked sea butterflies on the Outer Banks.

STEAM on the Coast

May 27, 2016 | Terri Kirby Hathaway

Terri Kirby Hathaway, North Carolina Sea Grant marine education specialist, offers a photo blog an Outer Banks event for Girl Scouts focusing on coastal topics and STEAM — science, technology, engineering, art and math.

What’s In a Name? Conch vs. Whelk

March 2, 2015 | Terri Kirby Hathaway

Terri Kirby Hathaway explains the difference between the two mollusks.