A view of the Neuse River from N.C. Highway 581 in Goldsboro, after heavy rains.

NC Sea Grant Offers Research-Based Strategies for Coastal River Flood Mitigation

July 20, 2020 | Katie Mosher

Riverine flooding from major storms has exposed glaring vulnerabilities in the transportation network of many N.C. Coastal Plain communities. A new North Carolina Sea Grant informational web page offers strategies and resources for improving flood mitigation and transportation resilience. The team also has a new journal publication with research results.

a cartoon graphic of kids

Watershed Lesson Plan Provides Activities for Students at Home or in Class

July 16, 2020 | Katie Mosher

The creative lesson can be taught over two weeks through 14 activities.

An illustration of flow-through aquaculture systems, or raceways. Illustration by Melissa D. Smith

‘Lessons in Mariculture’ Earns Award for Excellence

July 7, 2020 | Katie Mosher

Lessons in Mariculture, a set of 10 free educational resources published by North Carolina Sea Grant, has won an APEX Award for Excellence in the Campaigns, Programs & Plans – Education & Training category.

Estuarine Research Fellowship Applications Open

June 24, 2020 | Katie Mosher

The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership and North Carolina Sea Grant are accepting applications for the 2020 Graduate Fellowship in Estuarine Research. The deadline is Aug. 3, 2020.

Small yellow flowers are characteristic of the American persimmon.

Seacoast Plants of the Carolinas Earns National Honors

June 23, 2020 | Katie Mosher

Seacoast Plants of the Carolinas has earned two high honors from the American Library Association. Written by Paul Hosier, the book is published by North Carolina Sea Grant and the University of North Carolina Press.