Research Facilities

135 Duke Marine Lab Rd.
Piver's Island, NC
(252) 504-7503

The Duke University Marine Laboratory is a facility of the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University and is located in the coastal town of Beaufort, NC, 180 miles from the Duke campus in Durham. It operates as a year-round campus with dormitory, dining, classroom, auditorium, library, seawater, boat, and...more about Duke University Marine Lab

101 Pivers Island Rd.
Pivers Island
Beaufort, NC
(252) 220-0779
(252) 838-0883

The Rachel Carson Reserve, part of the four-component North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve, is just across Taylor's Creek from Beaufort. It may look like just a collection of small marshy islands — including Town Marsh, Bird Shoals, Carrot Island, Middle Marshes — but the reserve is an active field research...more about Rachel Carson Reserve

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