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CoastalScience@Work E-Newsletter

Updates from the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium

​Issue 24 – November 24, 2021

A drawstring bag made out of a shrimp net.

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.

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Four containers of different kinds of grains.

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.

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Student diving underwater.

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.

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A series of discs on a string being lowered into the water from a dock.

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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