North Carolina Sea Grant seeks to develop the skills of the students and citizens so that the state can meet the future — and changing — demands of the workplace.
Our extension specialists strive to:
- Develop an environmentally literate public with a fundamental understanding of the natural world and an appreciation for the value of our coastal and ocean resources.
- Build a well-trained workforce that is ready to meet the needs of employers, today and in the future.
Education Resources for At-Home Learning
Find articles and activities about coastal North Carolina flora, fauna and phenomena.
Lessons in Mariculture
These 10 resources introduce high schoolers to various aspects of marine aquaculture, including its history and different production methods.
North Carolina’s Amazing Coast
This book introduces readers to the incredible animals, plants and ecosystems of North Carolina’s coast.
Training provided by North Carolina Sea Grant enabled local shrimpers to compete with imported shrimp in the market.
North Carolina Sea Grant sponsors and supports many graduate student fellowships that provide participants with exposure and experience in the field, be it in research or policy.
North Carolina Sea Grant helps consumers make educated choices about the seafood they put on their tables.