Schiavinato Receives Outreach, Engagement Award

April 16, 2015 | E-Ching Lee

Lisa Schiavinato, North Carolina Sea Grant coastal law, policy and community development specialist, has been honored with an Outstanding Extension Service Award. Her recognition is part of annual service-related awards given by the North Carolina State University Office of Outreach & Engagement.

Contact: E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098,

Coastal NC, Jones Awards, Sturgeon, African-American History Featured in Coastwatch

April 16, 2015 | Sandra Harris

North Carolina Sea Grant’s Spring 2015 issue of Coastwatch is now available. In this issue, read about: demography and coastal transportation — two hot topics discussed at North Carolina’s Coastal Conference; six North Carolina recipients of the 2014 Jones Award, all with Sea Grant ties; a research project featuring sturgeon; several coastal North Carolina locations rich in African-American history; and more.

Contact: E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098,

Resiliency Workshop Set for April 21 in Hyde County

April 13, 2015 | Rhett Register

The North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center and Hyde County are holding a Disaster Resiliency Workshop on Tuesday, April 21, in Swan Quarter.

Contact: Rhett Register, 919-515-1092,

Navigating Currents: Coastal Topics, Soundscapes and Light

April 9, 2015 | E-Ching Lee

Check out these recent posts on North Carolina Sea Grant’s blog, Coastwatch Currents, including one by Executive Director Susan White focusing on North Carolina’s Coastal Conference, set for April 14 in Raleigh.

E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098,

NC Sea Grant/APNEP Offer Joint Fellowship

April 2, 2015 | E-Ching Lee

North Carolina Sea Grant and the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership, or APNEP, are accepting applications for the 2015 Graduate Fellowship in Estuarine Research.

Contact: John Fear, 919-515-9104,