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Shedding light on living shorelines lingo, project updates

I’m going to use my first Sea Grant blog post to discuss some often used (and sometimes confusing) terms related to restoration and living shorelines projects, and I’ll include some discussion of pending NRDA living shorelines projects.

We often...

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By: Eric Sparks / Published: May 28, 2015

Ready, SET, collaborate

This spring Gulf of Mexico scientists from state, federal, academic and non-profit organizations led by the Northern Gulf of Mexico Sentinel Site Cooperative and the USGS National Wetlands Research Center were the first to compile and publicly...

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By: Renee Collini / Published: May 25, 2015

Getting ready for a safe shrimp season

It’s time for the fishermen to fix up their boats and get ready for the 2015 shrimping season. The fishermen at the Biloxi dock have been working on their boats for the past month, and now they are getting ready to fill up their boat and heading...

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By: Peter Nguyen / Published: May 14, 2015

Science seminar to talk about dispersants

Join us Wednesday for a seminar about dispersants. A free event, "Understanding the toxicity of oil and dispersant mixtures and the development of alternative dispersants" will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the University of Louisiana at...

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By: Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant / Published: May 13, 2015

The Climate Community of Practice turning 6

With our annual meeting fast approaching, it seems appropriate to reflect on the Climate Outreach Community of Practice (CoP) as we mark our sixth year together. The Climate Community of Practice is a group of education, outreach and extension...

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: May 08, 2015