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  • Coastal Studies Institute to Host “Science on the Sound” Lecture on Sustainable Gardening on April 26, 2018

    The Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) is hosting a lecture on sustainable gardening as part of its monthly “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series highlights research on coastal topics and issues in northeast North Carolina and features researchers, scientists, engineers, and educators from the CSI and other partner institutions. This month’s program will feature Jeff Lewis, …Read More

  • CSI Installs Experimental Oyster Sill to Study Shoreline Stabilization

    Scientists at the Coastal Studies Institute (CSI), in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy (TNC), are preparing to construct and study a multiple oyster reef breakwater system. This shore protection design is a type of grey-green living shoreline, meaning that non-living, or “grey,” materials are used to encourage the development of living, or “green”, system. Once …Read More

  • Coastal Studies Institute Hosts the 7th Annual North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Symposium

    April 5th and 6th marked the 7th annual North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Project (NCROEP) Symposium at the Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) in Wanchese, NC. NCROEP is an ongoing partnership led by CSI in consort with the Colleges of Engineering at NC State University, NC A&T, UNC Charlotte, and East Carolina University that serves to …Read More

  • 2018 Coastal Studies Institute Summer Camp Registration Opens March 1st

    Registration begins March 1, 2018, for Coastal Studies Institute’s (CSI) 2018 Summer Camps.  CSI will offer fourteen summer experiences for 9-15 year old students between the dates of June 11 and August 10, 2018.  These day camps combine STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) concepts with fun, hands-on activities to create an educational, exciting …Read More

  • Coastal Studies Institute Hosts 2nd Annual KidWind Challenge

    On Saturday, February 3, 2018, the Coastal Studies Institute (CSI), in partnership with KidWind, Jennette’s Pier and Appalachian State University, hosted the 2nd Annual North Carolina KidWind Challenge at the CSI campus site in Wanchese, NorthCarolina. During the event, teams from eastern North Carolina showcased and tested the performance of their handcrafted wind turbines, and …Read More

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