North Carolina’s estuaries are home to vast, lush salt marshes, mounds of oyster reefs, and flowing seagrass beds. These beautiful habitats provide a wealth of ecosystem services, including shoreline protection, sediment and nutrient filtration, habitat for our fisheries, and carbon sequestration, yet they are increasingly under threat.
Good risk communication takes determination, a strong “stick-with-it” approach, and the ability to really listen and implement what you hear — and there are additional challenges with underserved populations. These best practices emerged from the research.
The North Carolina State Climate Office (NCSCO) has a new data request tool that makes it faster and easier than ever before to access weather and climate data from across North Carolina.
On April 16th Zena Cardman, a NASA astronaut, will be the keynote speaker for the NC Space Symposium. The Symposium is a free, virtual event from 1 to 5 p.m. Be sure to register beforehand.
Stargazers of all ages will be part of the 9th annual North Carolina Statewide Star Party on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17. With a theme of the Moon and Mars, the event is part of the annual NC Science Festival.