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Fish Camp is a new part of the Next Generation Coastal Communities project funded by NC Sea Grant. Fishermen in their 20’s to 40’s are encouraged to attend a two-day gathering. While there, they will participate in networking programs, skill-building, and leadership development projects. It is believed that by helping the young fishermen develop, positive change can be made in the commercial fishing industry.
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The community of Nags Head on the Outer Banks of North Carolina has responded to climate change and sea level rise with the help of community collaboration. The goals included realizing what their vulnerabilities were, how to address these issues, and adapting as necessary as things change.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2018, p8-12, il Periodical Website
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RISING is an ongoing multi-disciplinary project that incorporates oral histories with scientific research funded by the North Carolina Sea Grant. Oral histories collected from residents on the Outer Banks highlight the scientific research of climate change, environmental impacts, and preventative measures alongside stunning photographs.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2018, p26-34, il Periodical Website
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The coast of the Carolinas, stretching between both North Carolina and South Carolina, offers a unique ecosystem where only certain plants can thrive. Different soils, water salinity, tides, and extreme weather changes are all factors that play into the environment of this area. This is an excerpt from Seacoast Plants of the Carolinas: A New Guide for Plant Identification and Use in Coastal Landscapes and includes selected plant profiles from the full book.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2018, p13-18, il, por Periodical Website
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Typically, leatherback sea turtles nest on tropical beaches, but are now beginning to come further north and nest on the North Carolina shore. Fort Fisher State Recreation Area and Cape Lookout National Seashore have both been recently made home for a few nesting leatherback turtles. It is still rare to see, with a total of 39 confirmed nests since 1966.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2018, p38-39, il Periodical Website
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Four graduate students from around North Carolina have been named finalists for the 2019 John A. Krauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Fellows will be placed in federal government offices for one-year appointments; fellows include Alicia M. Cheripka, Chrissy Hayes, Jill Hamilton, and William Thaxton.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2018, p35-37, il, por Periodical Website
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Ten new North Carolina Sea Grant research projects have been set up for 2018 to 2020. These projects include subjects such as community resilience to natural disasters, shoreline and estuary water management, and several involving oysters and oyster reefs. These are all designed to assist with real-world problems and address current issues along the coast.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2018, p20-25, il, por Periodical Website
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The North Carolina Community Collaborative Research Grant Program has established three research projects with new collaborators. These projects focus on flood risks, water contamination in the Cape Fear River, and evaluating resources of the nighttime sky at the Outer Albemarle Peninsula.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2018, p42-44, il, map Periodical Website
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Four summer recipes are selected from the Mariner’s Menu, North Carolina Sea Grant’s seafood resource book. Recipes include snapper with tropical fruit salsa, seafood stuffed avocado, grilled scallop kabobs, and Carolina shrimp broil.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2018, p40-41, il Periodical Website
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Since the 1990s, numbers of small-business fishermen in North Carolina have dwindled. Necessary supplies such as diesel and pots have seen an increase in price, and the price of commercial fishing licenses have skyrocketed. Although community support has kept the business floating, most of the fishermen are over the age of 50, which will lead to a shortage of fishermen once they retire.
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Susan White, Executive Director at North Carolina Sea Grant, introduces the topics in the Spring 2018 catalog. She muses on the North Carolina economy, introduces new Advisory Board members and bids farewell to an exiting director, and reminds readers to continue thinking of ways for Sea Grant to continue helping North Carolina.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 2 Issue , Spring 2018, p1-3, il, por Periodical Website
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Drones have become the newest tool in order to combat large amounts of marine garbage. Not only are drones cost-effective, but they offer a bird’s eye view of the area in question, allowing for plans to be made for removal.
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With a minigrant from the North Carolina Sea Grant, tidal creeks and their impact on residents’ landscaping choices. After sending out surveys, the data was collected to help make landscaping design templates and community educational programs for coastal landscaping.
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After twenty years working for North Carolina Sea Grant, Jack Thigpen has retired from the position of extension director. During his career, Thigpen served on multiple committees nationwide, founded the N.C. Birding Trail, and was awarded the Old North State Award by the governor for his service to the state.
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In 2017, a new shoal emerged off the coast of the Outer Banks. It was named Shelly Island due to the abundance of seashells found on the shore. This island existed for one year until changing currents, winds, and waves caused it to reattach itself back to Cape Point.
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