The sun sets on shrimp and fishing boats dock along Raccoon Creek in Oriental. Credit: NC State University

New Research Reveals Growing Economic Impact of NC Seafood

March 5, 2021 | Julie Leibach

North Carolina’s wild-caught commercial seafood industry provides nearly $300 million to the state’s gross domestic product.

Visitors learning about oyster farming

New Survey Asks How NC Oysters Fit into Tourists’ Travel Plans

February 1, 2021 | Julie Leibach

The results will help improve the North Carolina Oyster Trail, which connects tourists with local businesses and other sites of interest.

A sea star on the beach

North Carolina Sea Grant Offers Coastal-Themed Resources for At-Home Learning

April 8, 2020 | Julie Leibach

North Carolina Sea Grant has published a list of educational resources to complement homeschooling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NC Sea Grant Seeks New Coastal Research Proposals

August 7, 2019 | Julie Leibach

North Carolina Sea Grant is seeking research proposals to meet key needs identified by state agencies that manage natural resources.

NC Sea Grant and Sentinel Site Cooperative Seek Fellowship Applications

April 4, 2019 | Julie Leibach

The North Carolina Sentinel Site Cooperative and North Carolina Sea Grant are accepting applications for a joint graduate fellowship for research that must occur in the cooperative’s geography, which includes 22 counties.