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From the Blog: Measuring Eastern North Carolina’s Lakes

November 1, 2017

By Grant Parkins Grant Parkins is the Watershed Education Coordinator with the UNC Institute for the Environment. The UNC Environmental Resource Program (ERP) has teamed up with a UNC researcher on a NASA-funded project designed to better understand how the … Continued

In the News: Turbine Power!

October 25, 2017

The Energy Literacy, Engagement and Action Program, Energy Leap, and IE’s K-12 Science Education Manager Dana Haine were featured in a video and story on the BeAM: Be A Maker Web site. The Energy Literacy, Engagement and Action Program, Energy … Continued

Postcard from the Field: Highlands – Forest Schweitzer ’19

October 18, 2017

Name: Forest Schweitzer Major: Environmental Studies Expected Graduation Date: May 2019 Why did you want to go to the the Highlands? I was interested in immersing myself in an environment that challenged me both intellectually and physically, and which I thought would … Continued

Coastal retreat kicks off 2017-18 ExPLORE NC program

October 10, 2017

The 2017-2018 ExPLORE NC program kicked off July 17 with a four-day-long retreat in Morehead City, NC. ExPLORE NC, which stands for Experiencing Place-based Learning Outdoors in Rivers and Ecosystems of North Carolina, helps elementary school teachers develop creative and … Continued

Harnessing the Ocean for North Carolina’s Energy Future

September 29, 2017

Lindsay Dubbs, research assistant professor and co-director of the Outer Banks Field Site recently hired two research technicians to assist with her part of the NC Renewable Ocean Energy Program grant. Ted West III and Claire Johnson will help with data collection … Continued