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27331
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Twenty years ago, Hurricane Fran was North Carolina’s most destructive storm to date. Reflecting on past storms can help prepare residents for future storms and forgetting can be costly.
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27332
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From Seeds to Shoreline is a K-12 program which teaches students about estuarine habitats and marsh restoration. As part of the program, students from Beaufort Elementary School in Beaufort, NC planted smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) at the living shoreline demonstration site on Pivers Island. The program helps students understand natural systems, their connections to the systems, and the benefits of the systems which filter pollutants, stabilize shoreline, and provide nurseries for commercial fishing.
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27334
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The NC Sea Grant program is using story maps to explain oyster aquaculture and oyster reef restoration due to building interest across the state. The article explains the benefits of protecting oysters and encouraging their habitat for the health of the state’s ecosystem and the potential economic benefit of harvesting oysters.
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27333
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This insert provides data on the recreational and commercial fishing industries in North Carolina for 2015. Examined are the top 5 fish caught in both commercial and recreational fisheries, highlights autumn’s seasonal catches, and fishing’s economic impact.
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40009
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Organizations interested in becoming better caretakers to North Carolina’s 1700 watersheds created the North Carolina Watershed Stewardship Network. In addition to workshops, the Network has engaged in initiatives such as obtaining feedback from communities about research, education, and training support needed to resolve water-resource issues. Also affirming the Network’s necessity was water-related stories shared by the North Carolina Sea Grant staff and friends, told in words and photos.
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