Meet the 2017 Coastal Restoration and Policy interns

Ana Zivanovic-Nenadovic, senior policy analyst and internship coordinator, with the 2017 Coastal Policy and Restoration interns after graduation at the Pelican Awards. From left: Lakshya Dhar, Summer Rich, Morgan Rudd, Marygrace Rowe, Mackenzie Taggart and Jackie McGarry. This summer’s Coastal Policy and Restoration Interns each worked on their own project while balancing restoration workdays and…

Invasive species experts discuss ways to address Phragmites in North Carolina

On July 17, various groups joined together for a working meeting to discuss the growth of the non-native Phragmites australis, or Common Reed, in North Carolina’s coastal marshes. The workshop, organized by the North Carolina Coastal Federation, was held at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) lab in Beaufort, in partnership with the N.C.…