workshop http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (01/31/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-013114 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, a workshop on February 20th aims to connect K-12 teachers with local environmental scientists to help students learn coastal biology lessons.&nbsp; We visit a 3rd grade class at the Tiller School in Beaufort where scientists are teaching students about coastal ecology and food chains.&nbsp; And, the North Carolina Symphony will make a stop in New Bern next week where they will perform one of the most powerful pieces of music ever written, Beethoven's 5th Symphony.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:04:14 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 33533 at http://publicradioeast.org Lionfish Workshops Across the Carolinas http://publicradioeast.org/post/lionfish-workshops-across-carolinas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week, fisherman and divers in the Carolinas are learning about the invasion of lionfish and how to deal with them. The environmental non-profit REEF is holding free classes to teach people about lionfish collecting and handling, lionfish biology, and ecological impacts.&nbsp; I spoke with communications and affiliate program manager Keri Kanning about the workshop and about how lionfish came to be a problem for North Carolina's native fish population.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:12:40 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 22737 at http://publicradioeast.org Lionfish Workshops Across the Carolinas