As teachers and students start a new school year, they can celebrate national honors for the Watershed Wisdom lessons that focus on maintaining healthy water quality and watersheds.
North Carolina Sea Grant’s seafood consumer awareness efforts have earned a national Grand Award, top honors from the 2021 APEX Awards for Excellence in the category of Campaigns, Programs & Plans for Public Service.
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.
Four new North Carolina STEM Policy Fellows are beginning their yearlong roles in high-level state government offices. The fellowship provides in-state, non-academic career opportunities for recent graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines.
Cayla Cothron has joined North Carolina Sea Grant’s team, adding her experience in coastal and watershed resilience to the program’s extension team.