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May 13, 2024

“Mountains to Sea” Fellows Study Climate Change, Coastal Flooding, and More

North Carolina Sea Grant, the North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute, and the Urban Water Consortium have selected new “Mountains to Sea” research fellows who are focusing on coastal and freshwater resources across the state.

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Sep 21, 2023

National Marine Debris Challenge Competition Open: Sea Grant Program Collaboration Required

North Carolina partners interested in the latest round of NOAA Sea Grant funding for the Marine Debris Challenge Competition must contact North Carolina Sea Grant, as letters of intent are the first step and must be submitted by a Sea Grant program. 

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. 

Jul 27, 2022

Six NC Graduate Students Named 2023 Knauss Fellow Finalists

NOAA and Sea Grant have announced their finalists for the 2023 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Policy Fellowship program, named after John A. Knauss, who founded the National Sea Grant program and served as administrator of the NOAA.

Jun 13, 2022

NC Coastal Research Fellows Announced

Madison Lytle and Andrew McMains will be the 2022 North Carolina Coastal Research Fellows. Their research will look at reduced water clarity’s influence on seagrass growth; and the effects of dredging on inlet-inhabiting fish, respectively.