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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

Energy and Environment Lunch Seminar with Russell Sturm

March 10, 2016

“Leveraging the Power of Market-Driven Approaches to Catalyze Economic Development: How Business Model Innovations and Solar Technology are Bringing Light to the 1.2 Billion People Who Live Off the Electric Grid” with Russell Sturm Head of Energy Access | Climate … 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