Update: The Effects of Upstream Plastic Pollution on Coastal NC

July 14, 2021 | Dave Shaw

“We want to determine how far the plastic debris travels downstream and estimate how much of this waste from the upper basin makes its way to the Lower Neuse River estuary and the Pamlico Sound.”

Register Now for the “Submerged NC Diversity Webinar” on July 20

July 13, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

Looking for ways to reach and engage a wider and more diverse audience? Gain some summer inspiration with Lori Sanderlin and Katy Menne of the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport.

Southport Maritime Museum Opens LGBTQIA+ Art Exhibit

June 29, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

“How Does the Water Speak to You?” will be on display until September 7 in the museum gallery.

Fort Fisher State Historic Site Debuts Lumbee Indian Exhibit

June 28, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

This new exhibit depicts the contributions and remarkable story of Lumbee Indians at Fort Fisher.

Summer 2021 Hypoxia Forecast: Fish Kills Less Likely Than Usual in the Neuse River Estuary

June 17, 2021 | Dave Shaw

The summer 2021 hypoxia forecast for the Neuse River Estuary calls for dissolved oxygen levels higher than the long-term average. Forecasted oxygen levels also are higher than the hypoxia threshold, which indicates a lower potential for fish kills during midsummer.