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Wanchese in Dare County is changing economically. Once a booming fishing village with hundreds of fishing trawlers crowding the docks at Wanchese Industrial Park, now barely a dozen dock there. The park now hosts other businesses from boatbuilders to a seafood processor to a brewery. Gross sales are expected to be around $4.5 million in 2001. Green discusses this change from fishing economy to a more diversified one.
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Murray Bridges owns Endurance Seafood Company in Colington. Bridges has been selling peelers, or crabs that are about to shed their shells, for over twenty-five years. His company is the largest crab shedder in Dare County, and each year he sells over 50,000 dozen soft shell crabs. In 2000, soft shell crab sales were around $3.3 million and early in the 2001 season a dozen small crabs sold for $20 and a dozen jumbo crabs were $36.
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The North Carolina Sea Grant Program is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The program has provided funding for hundreds of research projects and focused on coastal topics including aquaculture, water quality, coastal law and policy, and recreation and tourism.
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For twenty-five years the North Carolina Sea Grant Program has been a direct link between the universities and the coastal communities. Mosher describes the program's early efforts in marine science.
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The Daniels family of the Outer Banks has been involved in the seafood industry since 1936 when Malcolm Daniels inherited The Wanchese Fish Co. from his father-in-law. Today the company is a major East Coast seafood processor and packer. Green discusses the business and the family that runs it.
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5110
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Estuaries in North Carolina are comprised of bays, sounds, tidal salt marshes, and wetlands. Only Alaska and Louisiana have larger systems. Smith discusses research studies funded and carried out by the North Carolina Sea Grant program on this vital area where freshwater meets the sea.
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5111
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The North Carolina Coastal Fisheries Resource Grant Program was created in 1994 by the North Carolina General Assembly \"to protect and enhance the state's coastal fishing resources through individual grants.\" Henderson discusses some of the projects funded by the grants and their results.
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5108
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Martin Posey, North Carolina Sea Grant researcher, has many projects going, including discovering new nursery areas for blue crabs. Green discusses his work and current projects.
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Barbara Doll has been named an Environmental Hero for 2001 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Doll, a North Carolina Sea Grant water quality extension specialist, was recognized for her work in preserving and protecting the nation's environment.
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