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North Carolina Sea Grant

image: sunset at Lake Santeetlah in Great Smoky Mountains.

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.

Jan 31, 2022

2022 Knauss Fellows Begin Service

NOAA and the National Sea Grant Office have announced placements for the 2022 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. The fellows include three graduate students from North Carolina: Olivia Vilá, Anderson Tran, and Colleen Baker.

Jun 16, 2021

North Carolina Sea Grant and NC Space Grant Announce Joint Fellows

North Carolina Sea Grant and NC Space Grant are pleased to announce recipients of joint graduate research fellowships for 2021-22: Maya Hoon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Jessica Richter of East Carolina University.

Jun 3, 2021

Registration Opens for the Summer Shellfish Farming Academy

Carteret Community College is once again offering the Shellfish Farming Academy. This summer’s course covers shellfish farming techniques and strategies, as well as how to obtain a shellfish lease and start a business in North Carolina.

Mollie Yacano

Mar 12, 2021

New Coastal Research Fellow Studies Invasive Wetland Grass

Mollie Yacano will investigate the environmental impact of removing Phragmites, a common reed grass that invades coastal wetlands. North Carolina Sea Grant and the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program sponsor the fellowship, which supports work in the state’s coastal reserve system.