NC Sea Grant and APNEP Name 2021 Fellow

October 13, 2020 | Lauren Pharr

Stacy Trackenberg, a doctoral student at East Carolina University, is the recipient of the 2021 joint fellowship from North Carolina Sea Grant and the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership, known as APNEP.

Oyster Shellabration Set for Oct. 12 to 16

October 9, 2020 | Katie Mosher

Make plans now to virtually “shellabrate” the environmental, economic, cultural and culinary importance of oysters during North Carolina Oyster Week, Oct. 12 to 16. The week is co-hosted by North Carolina Sea Grant, the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, and the North Carolina Coastal Federation.

Red knots are migrating shorebirds that feast on horseshoe crab eggs. Photo by Gregory Breese/USFWS

Free Educational Resources Dive Deeper into Coastwatch Magazine Articles

October 5, 2020 | Katie Mosher

Coastwatch Classroom expands on select articles from Coastwatch magazine through a series of guiding questions and a comprehensive list of related reading materials.

Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on NC Coast May Contribute to Climate Change

September 28, 2020 | Dave Shaw

The transition from forest to marsh along the coastline of the Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula has led to a significant loss in the amount of carbon stored in the plants and trees above ground. When released into the atmosphere as a gas, carbon can contribute to global warming.

Coastwatch Explores Horseshoe Crabs, COVID-19, and More

September 22, 2020 | Dave Shaw

The award-winning Coastwatch magazine has just released the Autumn 2020 issue. The latest edition of the flagship publication from North Carolina Sea Grant covers far-ranging content, from the connection between a COVID-19 vaccine and horseshoe crabs to how climate change affects sea turtle hatchlings.