Coastwatch Currents

Fried Fish Backbones

Vanda Lewis shares a Down East family tradition of fried fish backbones.

Surfs Up: Exploring North Carolina’s Surfing History

A new exhibit at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort highlights several facets of surfing in our state, providing a glimpse into how the sport evolved along the North Carolina coast.

Building North Carolina’s Resources

A fellowship offered by North Carolina Sea Grant and the N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve has been jump-starting North Carolina graduate students’ careers since 2010. Recipients have focused on many pressing coastal management issues, including beach erosion, nutrient cycling and invasive species.

We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: The Journey of a Coastal Management Fellow

Kimberly Hernandez, a coastal resources planner with the Chesapeake and Coastal Service in the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, recalls the highlights from her dual 2014 Coastal Policy Fellowship and Coastal Management Fellowship.

So Long, and Thanks For All the Fish*

Law, policy and community development specialist Lisa Schiavinato says goodbye to North Carolina before departing for the West Coast.