New Academy Serves NC Shellfish Farmers

July 30, 2020 | Katie Mosher

The North Carolina Shellfish Farming Academy launched in June, with its inaugural sessions at Carteret Community College. Based on growing demand, another session is already set to start in September. North Carolina Sea Grant is a key partner.

Photo of a pollinator garden, with plants marked with ID plaques.

Coastal Landscaping Resources for Novices and Green Thumbs Alike

July 28, 2020 | Katie Mosher

If you’re looking for activities to keep you busy in the cooler months, consider sprucing up your yard with landscaping that’s both beautiful and sustainable.

Collaborative Research to Consider Oysters, Shorelines and Youth Training

July 23, 2020 | Katie Mosher

Three new projects in North Carolina’s coastal region are moving forward with funding from the Community Collaborative Research Grant Program. Topics include safety of shellfish harvests, efficient shoreline restoration and youth leadership training.

NOAA and Sea Grant Select Four Knauss Fellowship Finalists from NC

July 21, 2020 | Dave Shaw

After a highly competitive review process, NOAA and Sea Grant have announced the finalists for the 2021 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. These 74 finalists include four graduate students from North Carolina: Jashira Torres Pabón, Kayelyn Simmons, Joseph Fader and Cameron Adams.

A view of the Neuse River from N.C. Highway 581 in Goldsboro, after heavy rains.

NC Sea Grant Offers Research-Based Strategies for Coastal River Flood Mitigation

July 20, 2020 | Katie Mosher

Riverine flooding from major storms has exposed glaring vulnerabilities in the transportation network of many N.C. Coastal Plain communities. A new North Carolina Sea Grant informational web page offers strategies and resources for improving flood mitigation and transportation resilience. The team also has a new journal publication with research results.