NC Sea Grant Extends Deadline for Proposals for Community Collaborations

February 17, 2021 | Allison Fisk

North Carolina Sea Grant’s Community Collaborative Research Grant program is accepting proposals now through March 5, 2021. The program brings communities and university researchers together to study high-priority environmental and economic issues in North Carolina.

Terri Kirby Hathaway reads to a group of kids.

Hathaway Honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine

February 4, 2021 | Katie Mosher

The recognition comes as Hathaway retires from 35 years working for the state as a marine educator.

Knauss Fellows Begin Service

February 3, 2021 | Dave Shaw

NOAA and the National Sea Grant Office have announced placements for the 2021 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program — and the application period is open now for next year’s fellowships.

Visitors learning about oyster farming

New Survey Asks How NC Oysters Fit into Tourists’ Travel Plans

February 1, 2021 |

The results will help improve the North Carolina Oyster Trail, which connects tourists with local businesses and other sites of interest.

Left: Brooks Sherman, a UNCW graduate and former research assistant with the university’s aquaculture program, harvests black sea bass from a recirculating aquaculture system. Right: Market stage black sea bass produced in a recirculating aquaculture system.

NC Aquaculture Projects Earn National Sea Grant Funding

January 27, 2021 | Katie Mosher

Above: Brooks Sherman (left), a UNCW graduate and former research assistant with the university’s aquaculture program, harvests black sea bass from a recirculating aquaculture system. Market stage black sea bass (right), produced in a recirculating…

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