Updates from the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium
Issue 24 – November 24, 2021
Recycled Shrimp Nets to Reduce Litter
Through this program commercial shrimpers have the opportunity to earn money during the off-season by creating Trawl2Trash bags made from recycled shrimp net material.
From Spent Brewery Grains to Sustainable Fish Food
As part of the Consortium’s 2020-2022 research portfolio, the Mariculture section at the S.C. Department of Natural Resources is collaborating with three Charleston-area craft breweries to evaluate the potential of using dried spent grains from the beer-brewing process as an ingredient in fish feeds.
Jump-Starting Careers for Students
The Consortium launched a Career webpage for undergraduate and graduate students interested in potential job opportunities, fellowships, and locating a mentor in their field of study.
Students Discover Underwater Creatures with Bioracks
This project is a collaborative STEM (science-technology-engineering-math)-based initiative designed for teachers and students to examine the organisms that colonize piers, pylons, docks, and jetties.
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