outer banks

Anchoring Communities

June 20, 2024

Lindsay Dubbs conducts research in the Outer Banks to protect marine ecosystems.

Lessons in Field Work

January 19, 2024

Biology students gain hands-on experience working with a variety of organisms, from butterflies to fish, in the Outer Banks.

All the Light We Cannot See

January 18, 2024

Undergraduates at the UNC Outer Banks Field Site study how artificial light at night affects wildlife and share their results with community members.

Flocking to the Coast

April 9, 2020

Professors Allen Hurlbert and Keith Sockman want their students out of the classroom as much as possible. Every other year, the UNC researchers lead an avian biology course that explores the physiology, anatomy, evolution, and behavior of birds. Throughout the semester, the class visits wildlife reserves across the state to see these lessons in the field.