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Sparks to focus on restoration, wetlands issues

Eric Sparks is the newest member of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium team. He has joined the organization as a coastal ecology extension specialist.

In his role with Sea Grant, Sparks will develop programs to address issues facing...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Mar 09, 2015

Winter brings snowbirds, migratory birds

While much of the United States is suffering from record-breaking cold temperatures and snowfall, the temperatures on the Alabama and Mississippi Gulf Coast fluctuate between a few days of cold and a few spring-like days. The mild winters that...

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By: Chandra Wright / Published: Mar 05, 2015

Oil Spill Science: The conversations continue

Last week more than 1,000 scientists, agency staff, students and others met in Houston, Texas, to continue the conversation about oil spill science at the 2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems conference. It was a busy week for our Oil...

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By: Larissa Graham / Published: Feb 26, 2015

Alabama MarketMaker and Gulf Seafood!

We continue to promote Gulf Seafood through our consumer education series (Seafood Savvy) in Fairhope, Alabama. We held our fifth installment on Jan. 13, 2015, and featured locally farm-raised catfish and locally caught red drum prepared by chefs...

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By: Beth Walton / Published: Feb 18, 2015