NC Sea Grant Joins RISE for Local Foods

November 23, 2020 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant is among the sponsors of — and hosts for — the new RISE for Local Foods Internship program from the N.C. Local Food Council to support local producers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posters Highlight Seafood Availability by Season and Species

November 23, 2020 | Lauren Pharr

North Carolina Sea Grant has updated the popular N.C. Seafood Availability Charts. These double-side posters divide the state’s coastal regions by north and south in order to help consumers better understand what is coming to the dock and when.

Some Sport Fish Are Caught Repeatedly – Which Could Throw Off Population Estimates

November 18, 2020 | Katie Mosher

“Think of it this way,” says Brendan Runde, first author of the study and a Ph.D. student at NC State. “Let’s say you tagged 1,000 fish and recaptured 100 of them for a first time. After re-releasing those 100 fish, you would only expect to recapture 10 of them a second time. But that’s not what we’re seeing.”

NC Sea Grant Seeks Coastal Research Proposals

November 11, 2020 | Allison Fisk

North Carolina Sea Grant is opening its 2022-2024 proposal process for applied research to address problems affecting coastal ecosystems, economies, and communities. The first deadline is Jan. 11, 2021. “This opportunity provides funding to tackle real-world problems,” notes Susan White, Sea Grant executive director. “We welcome proposals from researchers with a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds, who will bring strategies to consider coastal, marine and watershed issues important to North Carolina.”

2022 Knauss Fellowship Applications Open

October 27, 2020 | Katie Mosher

The Knauss Fellowship program places graduate students in Washington, D.C. to work on federal policies and processes that affect ocean, coastal and Great Lakes issues.