Gloria Putnam describes her ride on the water with Outer Banks fishermen to find lost crab pots. Along the way, she also collected data that could help future efforts to retrieve these pots.
Along with 31 other volunteers, Sara Mirabilio helped collect marine debris from two sites on Roanoke Island in the middle of January. In this post, she offers a pictorial journey — and an education on what washes up on our shores.
Read an excerpt from Terri Kirby Hathaway’s guest blog for the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher’s Sea Turtle Exploration website.
On Jan. 21, 2015, UNC-TV’s North Carolina Science Now segment will highlight research on blue crabs and environmental pollutants at the University of North Carolina Wilmington — and funded by North Carolina Sea Grant.
UNC-TV will air a segment on tidal creeks on Jan. 7, 2015, that includes an interview with Sea Grant’s Gloria Putman.