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Water Quality

image: Neuse River during winter.

Jul 7, 2023

New Research To Focus on Contaminants in East Coast Waterways

"North Carolina Sea Grant is proud to be a key collaborator on emerging contaminants research," notes Frank López, NC Sea Grant extension director. "These new projects will provide research and outreach tools that we and others along the East Coast will use and/or adapt."

Jun 22, 2022

Summer Coastwatch Looks at Coastal NC Through a Shrimper’s Eyes

The summer issue of North Carolina Sea Grant’s award-winning Coastwatch magazine features an in-depth interview with longtime shrimper Harry Bryant, a new study showing links between climate change and the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and much more.

Jun 1, 2022

New Community Collaborative Projects Support Youth Education, Tribal Knowledge, Air and Water Quality, and More

Four new projects in North Carolina are launching this year as part of the Community Collaborative Research Grant Program. Projects will support youth education, tribal knowledge, air and water quality, and an exploration of plastic contaminants in headwaters.

Aug 22, 2021

“Watershed Wisdom” Lesson Plan Receives National Award

As teachers and students start a new school year, they can celebrate national honors for the Watershed Wisdom lessons that focus on maintaining healthy water quality and watersheds.

Albemarle Sound

Jan 17, 2020

NC Sea Grant Announces 2020–2022 Core Research Projects

With North Carolina Sea Grant funding, research teams across the state are starting new studies on coastal resilience, climate change, flooding, shellfish and aquaculture, environmental literacy and more.