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Management plans underway for Alabama watersheds

In an effort to guide restoration efforts, partners in coastal Alabama have undertaken a process of watershed management planning based on a framework developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The purpose of the plans are to guide...

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By: Christian Miller / Published: Apr 14, 2016

Oyster gardening is coming to Mississippi

Oyster gardening in Alabama has been around since 2000. Each year, volunteers with waterfront access provide a nursery environment for juvenile oysters suspended from their wharves. The oysters quickly grow, and by November

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By: P.J. Waters / Published: Apr 07, 2016

Hearings to discuss potential skimmer trawl regulations

NOAA Fisheries may be changing skimmer trawl regulations in the Southeast. If you have an opinion on the regulations, NOAA Fisheries will be holding public meetings around the Gulf in April. Here’s more information from the Southeast Fishery...

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By: Dave Burrage / Published: Mar 31, 2016