Kaitlin Tucker on a bridge

Kaitlin Tucker Joins NC WRRI

September 13, 2021 | Lee Cannon

Kaitlin Tucker has joined North Carolina’s Water Resources Research Institute as coordinator for research and engagement. ...

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A new project to create an innovative visitor display at the Greensboro Science Center on endangered freshwater mussels is one of six Community Collaborative Research Grant initiatives that launch this year. Carolina heelsplitter, courtesy of USFWS.

New Collaborative Community Research Looks at Wastewater, Mussels, Youth Training and More

July 7, 2021 | Katie Mosher

Six new projects in North Carolina are launching this year with support from the Community Collaborative Research Grant program. Projects explore topics including wastewater treatment, mussels, youth training and more....

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Cape Fear River

WRRI Supporting 10 Graduate Students for 2021-22

July 1, 2021 | Justin Lindemann

By Justin Lindemann Ten graduate students from across North Carolina have begun their new N.C. Water Resources Research Institute-sponsored projects, including those supported by the Stormwater Consortium (SWC) and the Urban Water Consortium (UWC), for...

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NC WRRI Fellow Finds Promise in Sunlight

April 22, 2021 | Lee Cannon

Graduate student researcher, Arpit Sardana, tested whether sunlight alone can break down contaminants in wastewater....

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Treating Algal Toxins in Drinking Water with Dr. Olya Keen

March 11, 2021 | Justin Lindemann

Olya Keen, Ph.D. is interested in emerging contaminants and different treatments that can better our drinking water quality. ...

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Catching Up with Daniel Obenour: Advancing the Hybrid Watershed Model

November 12, 2020 | Lee Cannon

By Justin Lindemann Daniel Obenour, an environmental engineer and associate professor in North Carolina State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, is interested in very complex water-quality dynamics. He is working to develop...

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Olivia Vilá

Resiliency Researcher Exercises Resilience to Overcome Research Obstacle

August 10, 2020 | Lee Cannon

Guest post by Olivia Vilá Olivia Vilá is a doctoral student at North Carolina State University and a 2019-20 joint NC WRRI – North Carolina Sea Grant graduate research fellow. Before I begin, I would...

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Collaborative Research to Consider Youth Training, Coastal Topics

July 31, 2020 | Lee Cannon

By Katie Mosher Three new projects in North Carolina’s coastal region are moving forward with funding from the Community Collaborative Research Grant Program. Topics include youth leadership training, efficient shoreline restoration and safety of shellfish...

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River Avengers from Watershed Wisdom lesson

Watershed Lesson Plan Provides Activities for Students at Home or in Class

July 17, 2020 | Lee Cannon

A free Watershed Wisdom online lesson plan is available and includes guidance for elementary school teachers and a wide range of activities for North Carolina students. A companion Learning from Home Guide highlights activities in the lesson...

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Louie Rivers participates in a Parks with Purpose meeting with members and the public.

Walnut Creek Partnership Continues Core Missions While Assisting with Urgent Needs

July 8, 2020 | Lee Cannon

Photo above: Louie Rivers (center, in red) participates in a Parks with Purpose meeting with Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership members and the public. The Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership, of which NC WRRI is...

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