Coastal Society Honors Sea Grant’s Schiavinato

November 7, 2014 | Katie Mosher

The Coastal Society has presented its Distinguished Service Award to Lisa Schiavinato, North Carolina Sea Grant’s, law, policy and community development specialist. The announcement came this week as part of the society’s joint meeting with Restore America’s Estuaries, held in Washington, D.C.

Katie Mosher, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-515-9069,
Judy Tucker, The Coastal Society, 757-565-0999,

2015 NC Coastal Research Fellowship Application Open

November 5, 2014 |

North Carolina Sea Grant and the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve are accepting applications from North Carolina-based graduate students for the 2015 Coastal Reserve Fellowship.

Brandon Puckett, 252-838-0851,
John Fear, 919-515-9104,

NC Sea Grant Seeks Coastal Economist

October 31, 2014 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant has an opening for a coastal economist based at its headquarters in Raleigh. For details and instructions, go to

Contact: John Fear, 919-515-9104,

NC Sea Grant/NC WRRI Fund New Research Projects

October 28, 2014 | Rhett Register

North Carolina Sea Grant and the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina system jointly provide competitive funding for projects that explore current water resource and coastal issues in North Carolina. Three projects were chosen for funding in 2014.

Rhett Register, 919-515-1092,
John Fear, 919-515-9104,

2015 NC Coastal Policy Fellowship Accepting Applications

September 26, 2014 | Rhett Register

North Carolina Sea Grant and the N.C. Coastal Resources Law, Planning, and Policy Center are accepting applications for a fellowship opportunity for two North Carolina-based graduate students. This fellowship fosters research addressing a coastal policy issue within the state’s 20 coastal counties. Applications are due Nov. 26, 2014.

Rhett Register, 919-515-1092,
Lisa Schiavinato, 919-515-1895,