Building Coastal Resilience Through Shoreline Management

April 20, 2021 | Allison Fisk

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.

Enhanced Engagement and Risk Communication for Underserved Communities

April 20, 2021 | Dave Shaw

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.

North Carolina State Climate Office Offers Data on Demand

April 14, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

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.

Amazing Astronaut: Cardman to Share Success at NC Space Symposium

April 13, 2021 | Allison Fisk

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.

Join the NC Statewide Star Party April 16-17

April 12, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

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.