Record Crowd for 2019 NC WRRI Conference

April 12, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Katelyn Vause and Summer Walls   Nearly 400 attendees gathered March 21-22 to explore research, network with professionals and engage in timely discussions about one of the world’s most valuable resources — all at...

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lake scene, painted by Rachel Tartamella of South Granville High, 2016 art contest winner

WRRI to Host 2019 Annual Conference for Water Resource Industry and Academe

March 11, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Summer Walls North Carolina’s Water Resources Research Institute will host its 21st Annual Conference on Thursday, March 21 from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, March 22 from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m....

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CUAHSI free workshop March 22 at 2:20 p.m.

WRRI Annual Conference Sponsor To Offer Free Data Workshop

March 1, 2019 | Lee Cannon

The Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI), a sponsor of the 2019 WRRI Annual Conference, will host a workshop on managing data entitled Managing and Sharing Water Data Using Community...

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Researchers’ Predictions of Neuse River Oxygen Levels Prove Correct

January 23, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Last June, a team of researchers used an experimental model to forecast that hypoxia — low levels of dissolved oxygen — would be more severe than average in the Neuse River Estuary during midsummer 2018....

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From Floyd to Matthew: Vulnerable Populations Respond to Flooding in Eastern N.C.

January 22, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Guest post by Jasmine Hayes I am a recent Master of Public Health graduate from East Carolina University. I was born and raised in the small rural town of Elizabeth City, North Carolina. My career...

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Justine Neville on a mountainside

WRRI Graduate Fellow Finds Opportunity in Setback

November 29, 2018 | Lee Cannon

Story by Justine Neville, 2018 North Carolina Sea Grant – WRRI Graduate Research Fellow, NC State University Throughout this post, I refer to the river as “Lumbee” in observance of the 2009 Lumbee Tribal Government...

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USGS Announces FY 2016 WRRI Request for 104g Applications

January 29, 2016 | Anna Martin

The U.S. Geological Survey has published the fiscal year 2016 request for National Competitive Grants (104g) applications for the State Water Resources Research Institute Program. Download the full FY2016 announcement for additional details....

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WRRI, Stormwater Group and NSF funding lead to new insights into aquatic insects that have significant implications for managing NC’s freshwater streams

August 8, 2015 | Nicole Wilkinson

Freshwater ecosystems support a disproportionate percentage of Earth’s biodiversity and are among the most threatened by human activities. North Carolina’s freshwater streams are no exception, and the quality of these streams and the health of...

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