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David Sybert
  Dave Sybert on top of the Ocracoke Lighthouse

David Sybert
K-12 Education Specialist
UNC Coastal Studies Institute

Room No. 230B
850 NC 345, Wanchese, NC 27981

Phone: 252-475-5451
Fax: 252-475-3545


David Sybert joined the UNC Coastal Studies Institute in May of 2009.  Prior to this role, Dave served as an Educator at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island.  He has also spent time working in Southern California as a Marine Science Instructor. 


Elon University
B.S. Environmental Studies

Current Projects
Dave is responsible for working with John McCord, Education Program Coordinator, to communicate the research and activities of the UNC Coastal Studies Institute to an assortment of audiences including local government officials, university faculty, teachers, K-12 students and the general public.  He is a PADI Divemaster, SDI Scuba Instructor, 130ft certified AAUS Diver and a member of the UNC-CSI Underwater Production Team.      



Sybert, DM, C  Guerreri, K Clark, M Baker.  2008.  SEA TURTLE STRANDINGS ON THE OUTER BANKS: WHAT WE CAN LEARN, WHO WE CAN TEACH.  28th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Loreto, Baja California Sur.


Guerreri, CL, D Sybert, K Clark, M Baker.  2009. A PROGRESS REPORT: NECROPSY STUDY ON THE NORTHERN OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA. 29th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Brisbane, Australia.



Personal Interests
Dave prefers to spend his time in or around the waters of the Outer Banks. 

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