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.

What Can Homeowners Tell Us About How to Protect Shorelines?

July 9, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Homes with natural shorelines actually had less hurricane damage than homes with bulkhead shorelines.

Female Sand Tigers Love Shipwrecks

June 25, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

Less than a year after the North Carolina Aquariums launched the Spot a Shark USA citizen science program, the initial findings could play a significant role in the protection of the sand tiger shark — a globally designated vulnerable species whose presence is linked to healthy aquatic ecosystems.