Beach Safety: Rip Current Tips and Educational Materials

May 19, 2015 | Katie Mosher

Folks heading to the beach this summer should be aware of the potential for rip currents. National Weather Service officials report one fatality due to rip currents along our coast in 2014, and a total of at least 58 deaths since 2000. Stay safe with these rip current tips and educational materials.

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NC Sea Grant Symposium Spurs Coastal Research

March 23, 2015 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant’s 2014 research symposium has lived up to its title: Investments and Opportunities. Based on topics and issues highlighted during the symposium, three projects have been selected for funding.

Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,
John Fear, 919-515-9104,

April 14 Coastal Conference Draws NC Leaders

March 10, 2015 | Katie Mosher

Learn which leaders — university researchers, government officials from the federal, state and local levels, and representatives of nonprofits and industry — will be spotlighted at North Carolina’s Coastal Conference on April 14. Links to draft agenda and registration also included.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

Sea Grant Specialists to Present at NC Catch Summit

March 6, 2015 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant extension specialists Scott Baker and Barry Nash will be speaking at the North Carolina Catch Summit March 24 at the Ocracoke Community Center. Sea Grant is an event sponsor.

Katie Mosher, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-515-9069,
Rosemary Johnson, Hyde County, 252-926-4474,

NC Sea Grant Opens Core Funding Cycle

March 4, 2015 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant invites preproposals for coastal and marine research projects for the 2016-2018 core funding cycle. Completed preproposals are due April 10, 2015.

Contact: Katie Mosher,, 919-515-9069