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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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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WRRI Kicks Off Virtual Conference Series with Coastal Wastewater Treatment Session

May 7, 2020 | Maya Hoon

In April, WRRI hosted its first-ever virtual Annual Conference session, kicking off a series of periodic sessions throughout the spring and summer. These sessions will ensure the great planning work for the conference still serves...

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NC Water Utilities Continue to Provide Safe, Reliable Water

April 28, 2020 | Maya Hoon

With news and information about the novel coronavirus constantly evolving, it is reassuring to know some things remain the same amidst all the changes. One of those things is the availability of safe, clean, reliable...

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