NC Aquaculture Development Conference: New Bern Feb. 25 to 28

January 22, 2015 | Katie Mosher

More than 200 fish farmers, scientists and industry newcomers from across the Southeast will gather at the North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference Feb. 25 to 28 to discuss research and current marketing trends for farm-raised fish and seafood.

John Aydlett, NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, 252-331-4773,
Cathy Smith, North Carolina State University, 919-515-6780,

Currituck County Earns 2014 Jones Award

January 20, 2015 | Katie Mosher

Currituck County is a winner of a 2014 Walter B. Jones Sr. Award for Excellence in Local Government.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

NC Sea Grant Staff, Students Earn NOAA Jones Awards

January 20, 2015 | Katie Mosher

Spencer Rogers of North Carolina Sea Grant is a Coastal Steward of the Year in the 2014 Walter B. Jones Sr. Awards presented by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Sea Grant’s Barbara Doll was among four North Carolina graduate students also receiving Jones honors.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

Hathaway’s Contributions Recognized by National Marine Sanctuary

January 7, 2015 | E-Ching Lee

Terri Kirby Hathaway was honored recently for her service on the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, or MNMS, advisory council. Hathaway, North Carolina Sea Grant’s marine education specialist, held the council’s education seat from 2008 to 2014.

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

Southeast Sea Grant Programs Seek Community Resilience Proposals

January 5, 2015 | Katie Mosher

The Sea Grant programs of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina and the NOAA Office for Coastal Management are jointly soliciting preproposals for a Southeast Region research project focused on coastal community resilience.

John Fear, 919-515-9104,
Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,