Hydrilla Outreach Earns Honors

June 12, 2015 | Katie Mosher

Recent state and national awards recognize efforts to raise local awareness about the invasive aquatic plant Hydrilla verticillata, led by Gloria Putnam of North Carolina Sea Grant.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, katie_mosher@ncsu.edu

NC Governor Proclaims Rip Current Preparedness Week June 7-13

June 3, 2015 | Katie Mosher

In the state of North Carolina, Gov. Pat McCrory has proclaimed June 7-13, 2015 as “RIP CURRENT PREPAREDNESS WEEK.”

Contact:
Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, katie_mosher@ncsu.edu

Rip Current Safety Highlighted for Summer Beach Season

May 19, 2015 | Katie Mosher

As Memorial Day approaches, a busy beach season is on the horizon. So, too, is Rip Current Preparedness Week, which kicks off June 7.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, katie_mosher@ncsu.edu

Beach Safety: Rip Current Tips and Educational Materials

May 19, 2015 | Katie Mosher

Folks heading to the beach this summer should be aware of the potential for rip currents. National Weather Service officials report one fatality due to rip currents along our coast in 2014, and a total of at least 58 deaths since 2000. Stay safe with these rip current tips and educational materials.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, katie_mosher@ncsu.edu

Sea Grant/Reserve Fellows Selected

May 6, 2015 | E-Ching Lee

North Carolina Sea Grant and the N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program awarded 2015 Coastal Reserve Fellowships to Jill Arriola and Seth Theuerkauf. This joint program is designed to foster research within the boundaries of the reserve and address a coastal management issue.

Contact:
E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098, eching_lee@ncsu.edu
John Fear, 919-515-9104, jmfear@ncsu.edu