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Apr 19, 2023

North Carolina Oyster Summit Set for May 9-10

The 2023 North Carolina Oyster Summit will be May 9 and 10 at the Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh. North Carolina Sea Grant is among sponsors for the summit that brings together oyster researchers, managers, growers, harvesters, restaurateurs, restoration practitioners, state legislators, educators and others. 

Mar 24, 2021

Science, Magic, and More Fill the Spring 2021 Issue of Coastwatch

The latest edition of North Carolina Sea Grant’s award-winning publication takes a behind-the-scenes look at the seafood processing industry, explores the experiences of Black marine scientists, reveals the role that luck played in the latest breakthrough on farmed striped bass — and more.

Oct 26, 2020

Coastwatch Magazine Earns National Accolades

The National Sea Grant Communicators network singled out Coastwatch magazine for recognition during a virtual celebration of the network’s biannual Excellence in Communication Award. The magazine was the sole periodical from 34 Sea Grant programs across the country that judges named among the three finalists for the award.

This Elizabeth City yard includes a mix of native and nonnative species.

Apr 6, 2020

Latest Blue Economy Newsletter Explores Coastal Landscaping

A coastal economist explores the potential role that the landscaping industry could play in the state’s blue economy.

Feb 28, 2020

North Carolina’s Commercial Fishermen to Receive Economic Impact Survey

A new study will calculate the economic impacts of their industry. All active fishermen — almost 2,500 individuals — are receiving the survey by mail.