Open water swimming in Bogue Sound has led to a more wholehearted appreciation for my coastal surroundings and community. When Hurricane Florence flushed debris and polluted waters into the sound this September, cutting our swim season short, it hurt to see the aftermath.
A recent publication by Duke Marine Lab affiliates reveals trends in coastal habitat restoration research and suggests ways this research field can move forward towards effective conservation.
Transportation in Beaufort is changing and these changes will affect how people commute to the Duke Marine Lab.
PhD student Sarah Loftus checked out the longleaf pine forest at Patsy Pond nature trails, which are only a 30-minute drive from Duke Marine Lab.
After years of studying and writing about restoration, Erika Zambello (MEM’15) had a rewarding experience building an oyster reef with her own two hands.
The Emerald Isle Woods Park offers a refuge of forested trails with a view of Bogue Sound. A 40-minute drive from the Marine Lab, this park is hidden in the suburbs of Emerald Isle near the end of the barrier island.
Friday afternoon MMISS (Most Marine Informal Seminar Series) was an opportune time for my labmates to explain their new algae pond growth system to the Marine Lab community.
Over two Saturdays in October, Erika Zambello (MEM’15) was in charge of water touch tanks in back-to-back outdoor festivals. The experience was much more than she anticipated.