Applications Open for NC WRRI/Sea Grant Graduate Research Projects

September 7, 2021 | Katie Mosher

“With the combined coverage of North Carolina Sea Grant and the NC Water Resources Research Institute, we’re able to entertain proposals from across the entire state to help address the grand water challenges facing North Carolina,” says John Fear, deputy director for both programs. Application deadline is 5 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2021....

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“Watershed Wisdom” Lesson Plan Receives National Award

August 22, 2021 | Lee Cannon

Watershed Wisdom earned a Grand Award from the 2021 APEX Awards for Excellence in the category of Campaigns, Programs & Plans....

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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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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 Seeks Coordinator, Applications Close April 23

March 19, 2021 | Katie Mosher

Contact: John Fear: jmfear@ncsu.edu Katie Mosher: kmosher@ncsu.edu UPDATE: This job posting will close on April 23, 2021. Apply online: jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/141840 North Carolina’s Water Resources Research Institute is accepting applications for the coordinator of research and engagement....

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NC WRRI Conference Features Student Lightning Talks and Networking Session

March 16, 2021 | Justin Lindemann

During the all-virtual 2021 NC WRRI Annual Conference, students will present lightning talks on March 25 and 26. Also on March 25, a networking session will offer career insight for students and early career professionals....

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Parks with Purpose: Restoring Nature & Building Community

March 9, 2021 | Grace Fullmer

On a cold November morning and while holding his mud caked shovel, a local workforce training crew member, Kameron, reflected, “I remember talking about how to manage invasive species in one of my college biology...

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Meet the 2021 NC WRRI Annual Conference Panelists

March 4, 2021 | Justin Lindemann

By: Justin Lindemann The 2021 NC WRRI Annual Conference may look a little different in the new all-virtual format, but the sessions still will provide the latest water resources research. In addition to the keynote speakers...

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WRRI Requests Proposals for Community Collaborations

February 18, 2021 | Lee Cannon

The North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute’s Community Collaborative Research Grant program is now open and accepting proposals through March 5, 2021 (new extended deadline). The program brings communities and university researchers together to study...

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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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