Nearly 20 Million Pack NC State Parks in 2020

February 18, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

Jockey’s Ridge led all N.C. state parks in 2020 with 1.9 million visitors.

Moving Beyond Data

January 21, 2021 | Dave Shaw

Research suggests that no amount of data alone will easily convince anyone to leave home — and this has important implications for “managed retreat” and risk communication.

Up Your Local Shell Game: Exploring the NC Oyster Trail

January 20, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

“Thanks, James Hargrove and Middlesound Mariculture, for an experience that we will both not only remember, but one that we will keep alive as we continue to explore the N.C. Oyster Trail…”

NC Climate Education Network Announces Art Contest Winners

January 15, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

The NC Climate Education Network (NCCEN) hosted an art contest for students across North Carolina and received over 150 entries. The NCCEN also hopes to connect the latest climate research and information with teachers across North Carolina, including a virtual NC Climate Education Network Open House on January 26, 2021 from 3:00-4:00.

NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores Receives Sensory Inclusive Certification

January 14, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

This new initiative will promote an accommodating and positive experience for all visitors, including those with sensory needs.