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.

New Blueprint for NC Oyster Restoration and Protection

April 27, 2021 | Dave Shaw

NC Sea Grant is among the partners who have updated the NC Oyster Blueprint, looking at fisheries, aquaculture, habitat and restoration topics.

Science, Magic, and More Fill the Spring 2021 Issue of Coastwatch

March 24, 2021 | Dave Shaw

The latest edition of North Carolina Sea Grant’s award-winning publication takes a behind-the-scenes look at the seafood processing industry, explores the experiences of Black marine scientists, reveals the role that luck played in the latest breakthrough on farmed striped bass — and more.

Mollie Yacano

New Coastal Research Fellow Studies Invasive Wetland Grass

March 12, 2021 | Dave Shaw

Mollie Yacano will investigate the environmental impact of removing Phragmites, a common reed grass that invades coastal wetlands. North Carolina Sea Grant and the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program sponsor the fellowship, which supports work in the state’s coastal reserve system.

Knauss Fellows Begin Service

February 3, 2021 | Dave Shaw

NOAA and the National Sea Grant Office have announced placements for the 2021 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program — and the application period is open now for next year’s fellowships.