A new study will calculate the economic impacts of their industry. All active fishermen — almost 2,500 individuals — are receiving the survey by mail.
North Carolina Sea Grant’s fisheries specialists will host a networking and skill-building workshop for a rising generation of men and women involved in commercial fishing. The session from Jan 7 to 9, 2020, builds upon a 2018 series of workshops — coined Fish Camps.
North Carolina Sea Grant presented four students with awards for their research posters at this year’s Coastal Conference.
Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant’s coastal construction and erosion specialist, is the recipient of the 2019 American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) President’s Award.
Haley Plaas, a doctoral student in environmental science and engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will conduct important new research on algal blooms as the recipient of the 2020 joint fellowship from North Carolina Sea Grant and the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership.