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29524
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Recently published by the University of North Carolina Press, 'Water's Edge: A Heritage Guide to the Outer Banks Byway,' by Barbara Garrity-Blake and Karen Willis Amspacher shares tales of local histories and traditions from the people and communities that run from Whalebone Junction to Beaufort, North Carolina.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2017, p8-11, por, map Periodical Website
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29523
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With funding from NASA, North Carolina Space Grant sponsored a series of special events across the state for viewing the banding of the solar eclipse. Events included a scientific investigation by a high-altitude ballooning team from Lenoir-Rhyne University.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2017, p6-7, por Periodical Website
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29525
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Beavers, nature's architects, sculpt the landscape to fit their needs. Now, North Carolina Sea Grant researchers are examining the beavers' plans to help restore the state's wetlands.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2017, p14-18, por Periodical Website
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29530
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From pirate ships to Civil War blockade runners, nearly 1000 of the 5000 shipwrecks off the North Carolina coast have been documented by state archaeologists. In order to preserve and honor this underwater maritime history, the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and their Underwater Archaeology Branch, dedicated the first Heritage Dive Site in North Carolina: the CONDOR.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2017, p34-35, por, map Periodical Website
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29527
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The crowds that flock to the North Carolina Outer Banks each summer were met with something new this June: a newly formed island off Cape Point, Hatteras Island. Dubbed Shelly Island, the new spit of land is a testament to the complex and dynamic nature of the state's coastal geomorphology.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2017, p23-25, por Periodical Website
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29528
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In the 1980s, North Carolinians began to worry about the health of the state's estuaries. To combat these problems, The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership was formed and is now celebrating 30 years of finding answers through a watershed approach to scientific research and outreach.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2017, p28-31, por, map Periodical Website
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29529
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Hugh Porter came to North Carolina in the 1950s and quickly became known as 'Mr. Seashell' for his knowledge of mollusks. This year, North Carolina Sea Grant and the University of North Carolina Press are honoring Porter's contributions by celebrating the 20th anniversary of his book, 'Seashells of North Carolina.'
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2017, p32-33, por Periodical Website
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29526
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In collaborative effort with the NC Division of Marine Fisheries, North Carolina Sea Grant has developed a series of graphic illustrations to present fisheries statistics to various audiences.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2017, p19-22, il Periodical Website