Work Ahead

September 26, 2016 | E-Ching Lee

North Carolina Sea Grant’s website will be down for maintenance Sept. 30. If you need our assistance during that time, call 919-515-2454, or email

Fried Fish Backbones

September 21, 2016 | Vanda Lewis

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

Surfs Up: Exploring North Carolina’s Surfing History

September 21, 2016 | Diana Hackenburg

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

September 12, 2016 | E-Ching Lee

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

September 8, 2016 | Janna Sasser

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.