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There’s a new shipwreck in Alabama

Coastal Alabama gained its newest shipwreck this month, which the sinking of the Capt. Shirley Brown Memorial Reef.

Originally named the H.H. Hardin -- but commonly known as the Tenneco -- the Capt. Shirley Brown is a 128-foot long Ferro-cement...

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By: Chandra Wright / Published: Jun 12, 2015

Resilience workshop for planners scheduled in Jackson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program and the Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association are co-sponsoring a professional development workshop on resiliency planning for city planners on...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 11, 2015

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