Mollie Yacano will investigate the environmental impact of removing Phragmites, a common reed grass that invades coastal wetlands. North Carolina Sea Grant and the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program sponsor the fellowship, which supports work in the state’s coastal reserve system.
This free workshop, which will take place via GoToWebinar on April 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET, is open to all commercial N.C. Shellfish growers.
North Carolina Sea Grant is accepting applications for the 2021-22 NC STEM Policy Fellowship until 5 p.m. on March 23. Graduate students will be placed into high-level state government offices focusing on policy topics related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
North Carolina’s wild-caught commercial seafood industry provides nearly $300 million to the state’s gross domestic product.
Registration is now open for the 33rd Annual North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference. With virtual sessions this year, the event will bring the general public together with current and prospective fish and shellfish farmers, scientists, and experts from state and federal agencies to discuss updates and opportunities for the industry.