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Aerial view of flooding.

Aug 25, 2023

Safety Matters: Tropical Systems, King Tides and Warm Waters

Residents and visitors to coastal North Carolina should pay attention to safety notices from the local officials and the National Weather Service as the region is already seeing a combination of factors. 

A man with in scuba diving gear is underwater

Aug 15, 2023

NC Sea Grant to Fund UNCW Student Team Looking at Climate Impacts on Reefs

Students from the University of North Carolina Wilmington are recipients of North Carolina Sea Grant’s Resilience Team Competition funding for a new study of the resilience of reef ecosystems in light of climate change. 

Participants engage in different hands-on activities while at Fish Camp

Aug 15, 2023

NC Sea Grant to Lead Regional Partnership for Seafood Workforce Development

North Carolina Sea Grant will join colleagues from the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, and Carteret Community College (CCC) to develop a program of essential skills for the "next-gen seafood industry." The two-year project is one of three announced today by NOAA Sea Grant. 

Aerial of flooding from Hurricane Florence in Bladen County, NC, with houses and trees underwater.

Aug 8, 2023

NC Sea Grant to Receive Federal Disaster Preparedness Programs Funding

North Carolina Sea Grant is among four recipients of funding from a partnership of NOAA’s National Sea Grant College Program and Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R) Disaster Preparedness Program (DPP) to support innovative all-hazard preparedness, response, and recovery initiatives for coastal communities.  

Colleen leans into the water to collect surface water samples.

Aug 7, 2023

NC Space Grant and Sea Grant Announce New Joint Fellow

North Carolina Space Grant and Sea Grant are pleased to announce the programs’ 2023-24 joint research fellow. Colleen Brown, a Ph.D. student at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s Center for Marine Science, is studying water quality in the Lower Cape Fear River Watershed.