News

There are a lot of new faces at Sea Grant

In the last few months, we have added a few people to our Sea Grant team. And, we expect to be adding more in the near future. It’s exciting to see new members on our team and expectations are high for them to make their programs successful....

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 24, 2017

Oyster farmers from across South compare notes

At the end of January, over 50 current and potential oyster farmers gathered for a meeting at Auburn University, along with another 50 or so chefs, wholesalers, gear suppliers, researchers and Sea Grant Extension agents.

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By: Bill Walton / Published: Feb 15, 2017

Now hiring: National water extension liaison

As part of a growing effort for collaboration between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service and NOAA Sea Grant, The University of Alabama is seeking qualified applicants for the position of National...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 14, 2017

Administrator needed for Mississippi oyster gardening program

This is a temporary assignment through Auburn University’s Temporary Employment Services, working for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) that is funded through December 2017, with an expected extension of funding. Work will primarily...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 14, 2017

Workshop brings together oil spill scientists, responders

The Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Team hosted a free workshop for those interested in learning more about how oil spill response works, both from an operational and a scientific standpoint. Led by Sea Grant oil spill specialist Monica Wilson...

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By: Tara Skelton / Published: Feb 10, 2017