“Watershed Wisdom” Lesson Plan Receives National Award

August 22, 2021 | Carrie Clower

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.

NC Sea Grant’s Seafood Consumer Awareness Campaign Earns National Honor

August 12, 2021 | Carrie Clower

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. 

Coastal Landscaping Designs Win Award for Excellence

August 10, 2021 | Katie Mosher

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.

STEM Policy Fellows

NC Science Policy Fellows Begin State Government Assignments

August 3, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

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 Joins NC Sea Grant

July 29, 2021 | Carrie Clower

Cayla Cothron has joined North Carolina Sea Grant’s team, adding her experience in coastal and watershed resilience to the program’s extension team.