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Our mission is to identify, protect, and restore the significant resources of the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system.

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Soundings

A fresh take on the region's salty affairs 

Sound science for Triangle teachers

By: Marie English, APNEP Special Projects Associate
November 26, 2014

Marie engages with teachers at SciREN

SciREN, the Scientific Research and Education Network, connects educators with research scientists to provide students with relevant learning experiences. APNEP attended SciREN’s first appearance in Raleigh this month at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences. Popularized on Twitter as #SciTri2014, the collaboration was organized by graduate students from UNC, Duke, and N.C. State and attracted over 100 STEM scientists and 300 teachers!

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Partner Reels

Hooking the region's best video clips 

Take a look at the mariculture methods Jay Styron is using to grow oysters near Cedar Island, NC. Raising the oysters in cages that float on the water helps them grow to market size faster than oysters on the bottom. This method also avoids harvesting important shell bottom habitat which filters water and provides structure, shelter and forage area for many marine species.

 

 

 

Echoes

News and information from the Albemarle-Pamlico region and beyond
more information/disclaimer 

Report heads out for review
12/18/14 10:32 AM
NEW BERN — The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission’s science panel made a few final adjustments Monday to the draft five-year update to its sea level rise report before agreeing it was ready for peer review. 
Coast Guard assumes power to protect bridge
Dpending plan directs millions to Hampton Roads
N.C. parks chief encourages New Year's Day hikes
Bird's threatened status could mean beach project restrictions
New report on sea level by Coastal Resources Commission Science Panel
Senate passes defense bill that includes changes to seashores ORV plan
Scientists prepare to issue sea-level rise forecasts
High on the Hog

 

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APNEP can help get your environmental initiative off the ground, whether it is related to restoration, science, education, engagement, or policy. The first steps? Take a look at our CCMP and learn about our program, approach, and priorities. Then, contact a staff member to discuss ways that APNEP and its partners can support your efforts.

 
 

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