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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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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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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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WRRI Partner PEJ Hosts Celebration at Walnut Creek Wetlands

September 19, 2018 | Lee Cannon

On Saturday, Partners for Environmental Justice (PEJ) and the Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) will host a celebration of the renaming of Southeast Raleigh’s Walnut Creek Wetland Center as the Norman & Betty Camp Education...

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NC WRRI and Sea Grant Open Graduate Research Applications

September 11, 2018 | Lee Cannon

North Carolina’s Water Resources Research Institute and Sea Grant programs are seeking applications for graduate student research projects in the areas of contaminants, aquaculture and watershed management. Up to five $10,000 fellowships are available. The...

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WRRI Partners with NC Sea Grant to Expand Community Funding Statewide

September 5, 2018 | Lee Cannon

WRRI is teaming up with North Carolina Sea Grant this year for the fourth annual Community Collaborative Research Grant program (CCRG). The program is accepting proposals now through Nov. 20, 2018 and brings together university...

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Lee Cannon Joins WRRI, NC Space Grant and NC Sea Grant Teams

August 29, 2018 | Anna Martin

Lee Cannon has joined Water Resource Research Institute of the UNC System (WRRI) as the new communications specialist in charge of crafting messaging and sharing outcomes of the program research, education and outreach to audiences...

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