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EGRET Fellows Dive into Coastal Science at Weekend Retreat

March 21, 2016

EGRET Fellows teachers gathered at the coast during the weekend of March 12-13, to learn about barrier islands and sound ecosystems in North Carolina, as the culminating event for a year-long professional development program.  Nine participants, all 5th grade teachers, … Continued

Registration Now Open for Tools of Watershed Management Workshop

March 16, 2016

The NC Watershed Stewardship Network in partnership with UNC Institute for the Environment, is offering a FREE two-day workshop to anyone who works at the local level and is ready to plan and implement watershed improvement projects in their community. The workshop will be … Continued

ERP Educators Present at UNC Minority Health Conference

March 1, 2016

On Friday, February 26, Environmental Resource Program educators Neasha Graves and Megan Hoert Hughes presented at the 37th annual UNC Minority Health Conference.  They were joined by local partners Lorisa Seibel, Reinvestment Partners, and Lenora Smith, Partnership Effort for the … Continued

High School Programs Now Accepting Applications

February 1, 2016

Applications are now being accepted for two exciting summer enrichment programs for high school students – Climate LEAP (Leadership and Awareness Program) and IDEA (Increasing Diversity and Enhancing Academia).  Both programs provide hands-on, minds-on science activities and are open to … Continued

Training Stewards to Build Capacity for Watershed Management

January 12, 2016

On December 15th and 16th, Michele Drostin, ERP research associate, along with other members of the NC Watershed Stewardship Network (WSN), facilitated a workshop titled Tools of Watershed Management. The event, held at the NC Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill, was … Continued