Oyster Summit Set for March 10 to 11

January 23, 2015 | Rhett Register

Register now for the North Carolina Oyster Summit, titled Promoting a Healthy Coastal Environment and Economy, on March 10 and 11 at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. Hosted by the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership, the North Carolina Coastal Federation and North Carolina Sea Grant, the summit is open to anyone working with or interested in oysters.

Contact: Rhett Register, 919-515-1092, rregister@ncsu.edu

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, john.aydlett@ncagr.gov
Cathy Smith, North Carolina State University, 919-515-6780, cathy_smith@ncsu.edu

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, katie_mosher@ncsu.edu

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, katie_mosher@ncsu.edu

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, eching_lee@ncsu.edu