New NC Sea Grant Funding Opportunity

July 18, 2014 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant has a new research funding opportunity to extend topics discussed at the program’s 2014 Research Symposium: Investments and Opportunities in April. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

NC, Ga Sea Grants Facilitate Discussion in Hyde County

July 16, 2014 | Rhett Register

Representatives from North Carolina Sea Grant and Georgia Sea Grant recently met with mainland Hyde County stakeholders to discuss coastal climate hazards unique to their communities and work towards crafting a Coastal Resiliency Plan for the mainland portion of the county.

Sarah Johnson, 252-542-0842,
Rhett Register, 919-515-1092,

Workboats, Ocean Literacy, Water Quality, Rip Current Safety Featured in Coastwatch

July 14, 2014 | Sandra Harris

In the Summer 2014 issue of Coastwatch, read about Core Sound workboats, take a tour of a new Marine Science Academy at a Wilmington high school, learn about a new technique for monitoring water quality, get tips on rip current safety and more.

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

Sea Grant, Division of Marine Fisheries Sponsor Fellowship

June 17, 2014 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant and the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) are accepting applications for a fellowship opportunity for students nearing completion of an advanced degree program in natural resources or marine sciences. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m., Aug. 22, 2014.

Media Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,
Fellowship Contact: Jeffrey Buckel, 252-222-6341,

Coastwatch Receives APEX Recognition

June 12, 2014 | E-Ching Lee

Coastwatch, North Carolina Sea Grant’s magazine, has received APEX Awards for Publication Excellence. This honor highlights exceptional efforts in many areas of publications. This year, Coastwatch was recognized in three categories.

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