Give the Gift of the NC Coast

October 17, 2017 | Sandra Harris

Take advantage of North Carolina Sea Grant’s holiday discount specials on three popular books and award-winning magazine Coastwatch, good through Dec. 31, 2017, at

Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,
E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098,

Total Solar Eclipse, Shelly Island, Mr. Seashell Featured in Coastwatch

September 28, 2017 | Sandra Harris

The Autumn 2017 issue of Coastwatch magazine is now available. In this issue relive the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 through images from our partners; find out how researchers are looking to beavers for ideas on restoring wetlands; learn about the formation of Shelly Island; explore Hugh Porter’s life, legacy and many contributions to the shelling community; check out a few seafood recipes that will warm you up this autumn; and more.

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

New Research Projects Focus on Coastal Community Collaborations

August 29, 2017 | Sandra Harris

Five new projects have received funding from the North Carolina Community Collaborative Research Grant program. In its second year, the program leverages support from the William R. Kenan Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science at NC State University with funding from North Carolina Sea Grant.

Contact: Katie Mosher, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-515-9069,

NC Sea Grant Seeks Science Writer/Digital Content Specialist

August 9, 2017 | Sandra Harris

North Carolina Sea Grant is looking for a science writer/digital content specialist for its award-winning communications team. The final candidate in this position will use a variety of media to share information developed through Sea Grant’s research and outreach on myriad topics related to North Carolina’s coastal ecosystems, watersheds and economies.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

NC Sea Grant and Sentinel Site Cooperative Seek Fellowship Applications

July 25, 2017 | Sandra Harris

The North Carolina Sentinel Site Cooperative and North Carolina Sea Grant are accepting applications for the 2017 North Carolina Sea-Level Rise Education and Communications Fellowship. Proposals are due by 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.

John Fear, North Carolina Sea Grant,, 919-515-9104
Jennifer Dorton, N.C. Sentinel Site Cooperative,, 910-962-2777