The University of North Carolina Wilmington recently gifted its north Atlantic gray whale specimen to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Warren Milteer Jr., history professor at University of North Carolina Greensboro will present the program Jan. 18 during the North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Third Tuesday Lectures.
Erika Young has joined North Carolina Sea Grant as the coastal and marine education specialist.
A call for artists’ proposals was announced earlier this month for the plan to increase visibility of the University of North Carolina’s Morehead City research facility.
UNC students participating in a capstone study project at the Coastal Studies Institute found that the Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve is both apparently healthy and valued in various ways by Hatteras Island residents.
A new exhibit showing traditional oyster-harvesting methods is on display, just in time for the annual Waterfowl Weekend set for Friday through Sunday at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center on Harkers Island.
Educators can learn more about the wildlife in North Carolina during a January tour of Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge near Plymouth or about Carolina Beach’s natural area and see carnivorous plants, like the Venus flytrap.
The grant program requires a collaborative research approach pairing community stakeholders and academic experts to address priority coastal issues that align with Sea Grant’s mission and strategic plan.
North Carolina King Tides Project researchers need your photos of the extreme high and low tides, called king tides, expected on the coast through Tuesday.
Attorney General Josh Stein announced Thursday that UNCW and the Coastal Land Trust are among the 27 recipients of this year’s Environmental Enhancement grant from the North Carolina Department of Justice.
N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort kicks off its inaugural “Boo-Fort” Halloween at 11 a.m. Friday with a talk on Maritime Myths and Legends at the museum, followed by activities at Gallants Channel Annex.
Federal and state education officials recognized last week UNCW, D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy and Wrightsville Beach Elementary for their green initiatives.
“All Hallows’ Eve” will feature ghosts, witches and other creatures Oct. 23.
Western Carolina University’s Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines has reached the $5 million mark in receiving grants to support its research and work.
UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship launched Tuesday the Alliance for the Blue Economy, an initiative to sustainably use ocean resources for economic growth.
University of North Carolina Wilmington Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli has announced plans to retire.