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.
Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant’s coastal construction and erosion specialist, has been tracking news and National Weather Service reports of the damage from the recent deadly tornado in Brunswick County. Rogers’s key message: Before starting a roofing project, ask your insurance agent if you qualify for insurance incentives.
North Carolina Sea Grant’s Community Collaborative Research Grant program is accepting proposals now through March 5, 2021. The program brings communities and university researchers together to study high-priority environmental and economic issues in North Carolina.