NC Student Selected as Coastal Management Fellow

May 16, 2017 | E-Ching Lee

Emily Hall will work with the Connecticut Coastal Management Program during her two-year assignment as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Management Fellow.

Contact: E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098,

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Harrison Receives Equal Opportunity, Diversity Certification

May 11, 2017 | E-Ching Lee

Jane Harrison, North Carolina Sea Grant coastal economics specialist, recently completed a program through the Equal Opportunity Institute at NC State University. Participants increase their knowledge of equal opportunity issues in the workplace and develop skills to excel in varied professional and academic environments.

E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098,
Jane Harrison, 919-513-0122,

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NC Sea Grant/NC Space Grant Seek Joint Graduate Fellows

May 9, 2017 | E-Ching Lee

North Carolina Space Grant and North Carolina Sea Grant are offering two graduate research fellowships that support research within North Carolina’s nearshore environs and coastal watersheds. Successful proposals will address needs and issues in these areas. Applications are due by June 30, 2017.

John Fear, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-515-9104,
Jobi Cook, North Carolina Space Grant, 919-515-5933,

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Triangle Area Stewardship Developments Celebrated

May 9, 2017 | E-Ching Lee

Four land-development projects were honored for exceeding state and local requirements to incorporate innovative environmental protections and provide a model for green development practices.

Contact: Christy Perrin, 919-513-1152,

New Podcast Explores History of North Carolina’s 1997 Fisheries Reform Act

April 19, 2017 | Diana Hackenburg

The first episode of Lo & Behold: The Fisheries Reform Act, a podcast by Bit & Grain, is now available for listening online.