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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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 WRRI Accepting Pre-Proposals for USGS 104(b) Research Funding

April 22, 2020 | Lee Cannon

The North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI), along with the U.S. Geological Survey 104(b) program, is requesting faculty pre-proposals and student full proposals for 2021-2022 water resources research and information-transfer projects. Faculty pre-proposals are...

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Promoting Green Infrastructure Through Schools

April 15, 2020 | Maya Hoon

A WRRI–North Carolina Sea Grant-supported student investigates perceptions of green infrastructure at schools.  By Maya Hoon There is value in establishing a connection between nature and children. As children learn and grow, they will take...

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WRRI, NC Sea Grant Request Proposals for Community Collaborations

November 8, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Katie Mosher The Water Resources Research Institute is accepting proposals now through Jan. 20, 2020 for the Community Collaborative Research Grant program (CCRG). Funding is open for projects across the state. The program has resulted...

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New WRRI and NC Sea Grant Graduate Fellows Focus on Diversity

April 30, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Katelyn Vause Six graduate students across North Carolina will soon begin new coastal and water resource research projects. Four of those projects will be funded jointly through fellowships with the Water Resources Research Institute...

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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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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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Young Minds and Urban Creek Enjoy New Green Infrastructure at Kingswood Elementary School

November 26, 2018 | Lee Cannon

Story by Christy Perrin, NC WRRI & North Carolina Sea Grant On a warm autumn morning in 2017, four young boys excitedly reach for irises in small pots and a chance to push their hands...

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