Fisheries Meeting Planned for Central NC Coast

February 23, 2015 |

The American Fisheries Society Tidewater Chapter will hold their 29th annual meeting at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores on March 5 to 7. North Carolina Sea Grant is a sponsor.

Contact: Scott Baker, 910-962-2492,

Chuck Weirich Joins NC Sea Grant

February 19, 2015 |

Chuck Weirich recently joined North Carolina Sea Grant as marine aquaculture specialist. He is based in Morehead City.

Contact: E-Ching Lee, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-515-9098,

NC School of Science and Math Wins Blue Heron Bowl

February 9, 2015 |

A team of students from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham won the 2015 Blue Heron Bowl, held in Chapel Hill on Feb. 7.

Janelle Fleming, Blue Heron Bowl, 252-726-6323,
E-Ching Lee, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-515-9098,

North Carolina’s Coastal Conference Set for April 14

February 5, 2015 | Katie Mosher

Registration is now open for North Carolina’s Coastal Conference on April 14, 2015 in Raleigh. Sponsored by the University of North Carolina System and hosted by North Carolina Sea Grant, the day will begin with panels and discussions at NC State University’s McKimmon Center, and will conclude with an evening reception at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

Shape of the Coast Set for February

February 2, 2015 |

The 2015 Shape of the Coast is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 13, at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill. This event is part of the University of North Carolina School of Law’s Festival of Legal Learning. The coastal session is co-sponsored by the N.C. Coastal Resources Law, Planning and Policy Center; North Carolina Sea Grant; and the UNC-CH School of Law.

Contact: Lisa Schiavinato, 919-515-1895,