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Exploring Oyster Ecology, Farming & Culinary Delights

Hosted by the Coastal Studies Institute and the NC Coastal Federation

October 27, 2023, 5:00pm -8:30pm

Join us for an educational evening and tasting event focused on North Carolina oysters.  Program participants will tour the NC Coastal Federation’s demonstration oyster farm while hearing about the statewide oyster blueprint and speaking with local oyster farmers.  Back at the Coastal Studies Institute, guests will sample a variety of locally sourced wild and farm-raised oysters provided by Cousins Oysters.    During the evening, CSI/ECU scientists will share their research on oyster farms and guests will interact with a panel of industry experts about the future of oysters and oyster farming in North Carolina.   Cost $135 per person (early registration, $150 after October 6), and includes raw and roasted oysters with creative toppings and accompaniments paired with a selection of beverages, including wine and beer.

 For more information and any questions, please contact John McCord at mccordr@ecu.edu or 252-475-5450.

Led by East Carolina University (ECU), The Coastal Studies Institute is a multi-institutional research and educational partnership of the UNC System including North Carolina State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC Wilmington, and Elizabeth City State University.

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Based at the Coastal Studies Institute (CSI), the North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program (NCROEP) advances inter-disciplinary marine energy solutions across UNC System partner colleges of engineering at NC State University, UNC Charlotte, and NC A&T University.  Click on the links below for more information.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

JENNETTE'S PIER WAVE ENERGY TEST CENTER

SMALL-SCALE WAVE TANK

ECU's Integrated Coastal Programs (ECU ICP) is a leader in coastal and marine research, education, and engagement.   ECU ICP includes the Coastal Studies Institute, ECU's Department of Coastal Studies, and ECU Diving and Water Safety.

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The faculty and staff at the Coastal Studies Institute come from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, as well as departments and organizations including ECU Department of Biology, ECU Department of Coastal Studies, NC Sea Grant, the North Carolina Renewable Energy Program, and the UNC Institute for the Environment.

MEET THE TEAM

Tour the ECU Outer Banks Campus and learn about the research, education, and engagement projects of CSI and ECU Integrated Coastal Programs through our 360 virtual tour.

VIRTUAL TOUR

The ECU Outer Banks campus is home to the Coastal Studies Institute.
Located on Roanoke Island along the banks of the second largest estuary
in the United States, this coastal campus spans 213 acres of marshes, scrub wetlands, forested wetlands, and estuarine ecosystems.

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