People-First Tourism Works to Create Equitable and Sustainable Experiences

July 24, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

People-First Tourism is a unique endeavor. One part tourism research lab and one part business, People-First Tourism sells experiences their community collaborators design. North Carolina Sea Grant and the NC Rural Center provide early funding.

Wright Brothers National Memorial Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Lunar Landing

July 17, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

Wright Brothers National Memorial invites the public to help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the First Lunar Landing through a series of special events July 18-21.

Shellfish Enterprise Areas: An Investment in NC Mariculture

July 16, 2019 | Jane Harrison

The North Carolina General Assembly has authorized establishment of shellfish aquaculture enterprise areas — preapproved zones for growing shellfish, such as oysters and clams.

Researchers and Robeson County Residents Unite on Project BRIDGE

July 12, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Learn more about Building Resilience by Innovating through Diverse Group Engagement — also known as the BRIDGE project — in Robeson County. Researchers funded by North Carolina Sea Grant are gathering voices to identify diverse experiences from Hurricanes Matthew and Florence, and the ongoing recovery. The team includes members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and other community partners.

Enticing Edibles Hail from Here

July 10, 2019 | Katie Mosher

Plants that are indigenous to North Carolina’s coastal region not only add color and resilience, they may also add to your menu. Check in with Paul Hosier, author of the new edition of Seacoast Plants of the Carolinas, and folks in Caswell Beach for an interesting look at coastal edibles.