A powerful tornado caused severe damage to homes in the Ocean Ridge Plantation neighborhood in Brunswick County on Feb. 15. Credit: NWS

Critical Steps to Avoid Roof Damage from Tornadoes and Hurricanes

February 26, 2021 | Katie Mosher

Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant’s coastal construction and erosion specialist, has been tracking news and National Weather Service reports of the damage from the recent deadly tornado in Brunswick County. Rogers’s key message: Before starting a roofing project, ask your insurance agent if you qualify for insurance incentives.

Terri Kirby Hathaway reads to a group of kids.

Hathaway Honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine

February 4, 2021 | Katie Mosher

The recognition comes as Hathaway retires from 35 years working for the state as a marine educator.

Left: Brooks Sherman, a UNCW graduate and former research assistant with the university’s aquaculture program, harvests black sea bass from a recirculating aquaculture system. Right: Market stage black sea bass produced in a recirculating aquaculture system.

NC Aquaculture Projects Earn National Sea Grant Funding

January 27, 2021 | Katie Mosher

Above: Brooks Sherman (left), a UNCW graduate and former research assistant with the university’s aquaculture program, harvests black sea bass from a recirculating aquaculture system. Market stage black sea bass (right), produced in a recirculating…

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Applications Open for 2021 NOAA Fisheries/National Sea Grant Fellowships

January 21, 2021 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant is accepting applications from North Carolina graduate students for the 2021 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries/National Sea Grant College Program fellowships. This opportunity is open to U.S. citizens who are doctoral students in academic institutions in the United States and its territories.

Applications Open for 2021-22 NC Sea Grant/Space Grant Graduate Fellowship

January 14, 2021 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina’s Sea Grant and Space Grant programs are accepting applications for a one-year Graduate Research Fellowship for 2021-22. The selected project will address a high-priority research need within North Carolina’s nearshore environs, coastal areas and watersheds.