Coastwatch Currents

Community Resilience from Coast to Coast

Resilience is more than a buzzword or a monthly theme — it’s at the core of what the Sea Grant network does to support coastal communities and economies.

Check Out Our New Quick Links

Check out North Carolina Sea Grant’s new topic-specific pages on citizen science, marine aquaculture and oysters.

Of Space and Sea: Data Challenges and Creative Solutions

Investments in space missions could soon return more benefits in coastal North Carolina through a new joint fellowship offered by North Carolina’s Space Grant and Sea Grant programs.

Gathering Perceptions of Contaminant Risk in Fish

Liz Brown-Pickren is studying what Tyrrell County residents know about the risk related to eating fish and how they get that information. She is a doctoral candidate at East Carolina University and the inaugural North Carolina Sea Grant/Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership fellow.

East Meets West

Chuck Weirich, North Carolina Sea Grant marine aquaculture specialist, takes readers on the highlights of a tour of shellfish aquaculture operations in the Pacific Northwest. He went on a learning trip with Cory and Callie Carawan, who had just started an oyster aquaculture operation in Hyde County.