Frank Lopez is the new extension director for North Carolina Sea Grant and the state’s Water Resources Research Institute. Based at NC State University, Lopez manages the programs’ extension and education team members in Raleigh, Wanchese, Morehead City and Wilmington.
RISING, a new collaborative multimedia exhibition that explores coastal environmental change, opens February 16 at the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Julie Leibach has joined North Carolina Sea Grant as a science writer/digital content specialist. She writes and edits articles, blog posts and social media about the program’s wide-ranging research, education and outreach efforts.
Chris Moore will be the 2018 North Carolina Coastal Research Fellow. North Carolina Sea Grant and the N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program jointly fund this fellowship.