North Carolina Sea Grant and NC Space Grant Announce Joint Fellows

June 16, 2021 | Lee Cannon

North Carolina Sea Grant and NC Space Grant are pleased to announce recipients of joint graduate research fellowships for 2021-22: Maya Hoon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Jessica Richter of East Carolina University.

Registration Opens for the Summer Shellfish Farming Academy

June 3, 2021 | Dave Shaw

Carteret Community College is once again offering the Shellfish Farming Academy. This summer’s course covers shellfish farming techniques and strategies, as well as how to obtain a shellfish lease and start a business in North Carolina.

Rip Currents: Know Your Options

May 28, 2021 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina’s coastal region will be busy this summer — and partners across the state are working to ensure beachgoers have safety on their minds.

Oysters grown through aquaculture

Economic Impact of Shellfish Aquaculture Surpasses Wild Harvest for First Time

May 20, 2021 | Katie Mosher

Cultivated shellfish now represent over half of the total economic impact of shellfish in the state.

image representing ghost forest research, taken by Melinda Martinez

Study Finds Ghost Forest ‘Tree Farts’ Contribute to Greenhouse Gas Emissions

May 12, 2021 | Katie Mosher

The dead trees don’t contribute as much as soils, but they should still be accounted for, researchers say.