Carteret Country Students Get Hands-On Experience

February 3, 2014 | CMAST

Students at Harkers Island Middle School and East Carteret High School had the opportunity to witness and participate in dolphin necropsies at CMAST recently. This program was the brainchild of CMAST and DMF’s Vicky Thayer,…

Pelican Patched up at CMAST

January 17, 2014 | CMAST

On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014, a juvenile brown pelican was witnessed by Carteret Community College students and staff exhibiting abnormal behavior. CMAST staff from NCSU-CVM were contacted to observe and examine the bird. Veterinarians Dr. Emily…

Start-Up Holds Marketing Summit at CMAST

January 9, 2014 | CMAST

(JAN 8, 2014) It is not often we are asked to participate in a new business start-up, but that is exactly what happened at CMAST recently. Shure Foods, Inc. of Greenville, NC held its first marketing…

Stranding Team Responds to Ocean Sunfish Stranding

December 16, 2013 | CMAST

On December 15, Dr. Vicky Thayer received a live stranding report of a “black dolphin or black whale” off Lola Drive in Cedar Island. The report was that it was “alive and dolphin-like.” The Stranding…

Listen Up: Oysters May Use Sound to Select a Home

November 26, 2013 | CMAST

Oysters begin their lives as tiny drifters, but when they mature they settle on reefs. New research from North Carolina State University shows that the sounds of the reef may attract the young oysters, helping…

CMAST pays tribute to Joyce Taylor, “Guru of Seafood”

November 22, 2013 | CMAST

Joyce Ann Taylor, 81, of Newport, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013. Friends and colleagues gathered to remember Joyce at a special memorial ceremony at CMAST on Friday, November 22 from 12:00 noon to 2:00…

The Science House Partners with CMAST to Provide Education Outreach

November 18, 2013 | CMAST

OCT 20, 2013: CMAST now houses an outreach office of The Science House.  The Science House annually reaches over 5,000 teachers and over 36,000 students from six offices spread across the state. Their mission is…