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.
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.
The Beaufort March for Science is a peaceful, nonpartisan, inclusive event to promote science and to educate the local community about how science impacts their lives in Eastern North Carolina. Stop by to pick up free educational materials, talk to local scientists, and show your support for science.
A look at some data from the 2nd annual Girls Exploring Science and Technology event, and thoughts on GEST’s growth and impact.
The 5th Annual SciREN (Scientific Research and Education Network) Coast event occurred this week at the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, allowing local researchers to share lesson plans with educators from across eastern North Carolina.
I keep my eyes glued to the right side of Highway 101 as I drive away from Beaufort. Route 3-0- something, 3-0-something, 3-0-something, my mind mutters as I look for the black and white road sign that will indicate my turn to the Croatan National Forest’s Neusiok Trail.