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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.

Sep 22, 2020

Coastwatch Explores Horseshoe Crabs, COVID-19, and More

The award-winning Coastwatch magazine has just released the Autumn 2020 issue. The latest edition of the flagship publication from North Carolina Sea Grant covers far-ranging content, from the connection between a COVID-19 vaccine and horseshoe crabs to how climate change affects sea turtle hatchlings.

Photo of a pollinator garden, with plants marked with ID plaques.

Jul 28, 2020

Coastal Landscaping Resources for Novices and Green Thumbs Alike

If you’re looking for activities to keep you busy in the cooler months, consider sprucing up your yard with landscaping that's both beautiful and sustainable.

An example of the pollinator-friendly design template

Jun 23, 2020

New Landscaping Design Guide Features Native Coastal NC Plants

A new set of landscaping design templates is available online from the Coastal Landscapes Initiative. The 10 designs feature plants native to coastal North Carolina and are intended for anyone interested in updating their yard or garden

Wilmington homeowner in front of stormwater pond_by Jane Harrison

Apr 29, 2020

Nature-Inspired Landscaping Featured in Virtual Science Cafe on Thursday

Three members of the Coastal Landscapes Initiative will be featured in a virtual science cafe hosted by the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30. Join online: