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The stories of three Eastern North Carolinians help explains how Eastern North Carolinians endure challenges threatening a way of life sustaining them for four centuries. In recounting the lives of individuals from Atlantic, Frisco, and Beaufort, Garrity-Blake also explains her enduring passion for helping to preserve this way of life. Also attesting this passion are activities like her compilation of oral histories for the National Park Service’s study of Outer Banks villages and co-authoring Fish House Opera.
Despite the worrisome trends in increasingly stringent regulations, low prices, high fuel costs, and new technology, North Carolina fishermen remain positive about the future of the local seafood industry and continue to stick together in times of hardship.
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.