NC Sea Grant is helping the seafood industry’s economic recovery from the impacts of the global COVID pandemic. Two new projects were among those announced by the National Sea Grant program in August 2021.
A set of 10 landscaping design templates, published by the Coastal Landscapes Initiative, has won an APEX Award for Excellence in the One-of-a-Kind Publications – Green category. The designs feature plants native to coastal North Carolina, indicating which species work well together and how to arrange them on coastal property.
North Carolina Sea Grant is seeking applications for a coastal and marine education specialist. The full description is online at jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/146810. Application review begins Aug 13, 2021.
North Carolina’s coastal region will be busy this summer — and partners across the state are working to ensure beachgoers have safety on their minds.
Cultivated shellfish now represent over half of the total economic impact of shellfish in the state.