North Carolina Sea Grant is accepting applications from N.C. graduate students for the 2020 National Marine Fisheries Service/National Sea Grant College Program fellowships in population and ecosystem dynamics and marine resource economics. Applications are due to North Carolina Sea Grant by 5 p.m. Jan. 30, 2020.
After their popular introductory fisheries science course, North Carolina Sea Grant’s fisheries extension specialists Scott Baker and Sara Mirabilio are launching a companion class that provides an overview of the process of North Carolina’s marine fisheries management. Confirmed speakers include Steve Murphey, director of N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries.
Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant’s coastal construction and erosion specialist, will present “Hurricane Resistant Construction: Fact or Fiction? (and how to get your insurance company to pay for it)” on Oct. 29 at UNC Wilmington. He will explain best practices in storm-resistant construction and how to help offset costs.
North Carolina Sea Grant recently released the new issue of its flagship publication, Coastwatch magazine, to coincide with the first day of Fall. The print and online editions of the Autumn 2019 issue explore a wide range of stories across three millennia.
North Carolina Sea Grant is accepting applications from North Carolina graduate students for the 2021 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. The deadline is Feb. 21, 2020.