STAR PARTY: January 28, 2020 at Bertie Middle School, Windsor, NC (6:30 pm to 8:30 pm).
Join us for a FREE, fun, and educational community stargazing event. The event will feature interactive planetarium shows led by astronomer Brian Baker. The event begins at 6:30PM with hands-on activities, and opportunities to explore the night sky indoors in a portable planetarium and outdoors with powerful telescopes.
Hosted by A Time for Science and North Carolina Land of Water. View the flyer.
STAR PARTY: March 7, 2019 at Bertie Middle School, Windsor, NC (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm).
Join us for a FREE, fun and educational Star Party community stargazing event. The event will feature interactive planetarium showings led by astronomer Brian Baker. The event begins at 7PM with stargazing, telescopes, and opportunities to explore the night sky in a portable indoor planetarium. Planetarium showings every half hour. Hosted by A Time for Science , North Carolina Land of Water, and the Coastal Studies Institute. View the flyer.
“FEELING THE SURGE”: November 14, 2016 at Joslyn Hall, Carteret Community College, Morehead City, NC (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm).
A film presentation of flooding in Norfolk VA, followed with presentations by Mr. Greg Rudolph and Dr. Stan Riggs on NC flood maps and NC sea-level rise, and a public Q &A session. This program is co-sponsored by NC LOW, NC Coastal Federation, Carteret Crossroads, Sierra Club, and Carteret County Shore Protection Office.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISM WORKSHOP: Mid-May, 2016.
A 3-day coastal workshop and field trip program for regional journalists was held on Core Banks and Carteret Peninsula. Two follow-up programs are scheduled for NE & SE NC coastal systems, respectively and are co-sponsored by NC LOW, NC Coastal Federation, and Saltwater Connection.
FUTURE OF NORTH CAROLINA’S BARRIER ISLANDS: March 22, 2016, Hunt Library Auditorium (NCSU).
This 2-hour program of coastal experts dealing with the problems associated with NC’s barrier islands. Dr. William Schlesinger gave the keynote address titled “Global Climate Change and Sustainability. Mr. Tom Earnhardt followed with his documentary film titled: “North Carolina’s Two Coasts: The Coast We Know and The Coast We Are Creating”. A panel discussion followed that included Mr. Derb Carter, Rep. Pricey Harrison, Dr. Stanley Riggs, and Mr. Bill Ross. This program was co-sponsored by NC LOW, Kenan Institute of Engineering, Technology, and Science, and NC State University. The entire program is available for live streaming and use within schools, museums, parks, etc. To view the video of this presentation, click here.
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