NC Sea Grant Adds New Coastal Aquaculture Specialist

May 27, 2020 | Katelyn Vause

North Carolina Sea Grant has hired Eric Herbst to serve as its coastal aquaculture specialist. He will join the program in June, working out of the NC State University’s Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, or CMAST, in Morehead City. 

NOAA Announces New Digital Coast Fellow from North Carolina

May 27, 2020 | Katelyn Vause

NOAA’s Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship Program offers on-the-job training for postgraduate students in coastal resource management and policy. Anna Jane Jones soon will start a new fellowship: to work with The Nature Conservancy to plan and implement nature-based solutions to reduce risk in the Florida Panhandle and the Carolinas Coastal Plain.

Rip Current Safety Focus in 2020

May 13, 2020 | Katelyn Vause

Many aspects of visits to the N.C. coast may be different in 2020, but one constant will remain: Partners up and down the shore are focused on rip current safety.

Research to Identify How Plastic Litter Reaches Pamlico Sound

April 16, 2020 | Katelyn Vause

New research will investigate how much plastic travels from the upper areas of the Neuse River watershed into the Pamlico Sound.

New Research Focuses on Seaweed’s Impact on Estuaries

March 12, 2020 | Katelyn Vause

A new study is exploring the impact of non-native seaweed in the North Carolina Coastal Reserve & National Estuarine Research Reserve.