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Zeke’s Landing Marina pioneers fish recycling program

(ORANGE BEACH, Ala.) -- Zeke’s Landing Marina, the first Clean Marina in Alabama, and Protein Products, Inc. (PPI), a leader in servicing premier pet food companies, have created a way to keep fish carcasses from being taken to landfills.

A newly...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 16, 2012

Residents can make rain barrels at Fairhope workshop


The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, in partnership with the Coastal Alabama Clean Water Partnership and the City of Fairhope, will hold a rain barrel workshop from 10 a.m.-noon on Friday, July 20, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 545 South...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 12, 2012

Two Mississippi students named marine policy fellows

Clifford P. Hutt from Mississippi State University (MSU) and Courtney Smith from The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) have been selected to participate in the highly competitive John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. They were nominated...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 12, 2012

Teachers get active, make science fun

In order to get and keep children’s attention, teachers are looking to interactive lessons. The Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, Miss., hosted a science-based workshop July 18 where 22 teachers from...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 26, 2012

Residents can make rain barrels at Mobile workshop

(Mobile, Ala.) - Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant, in partnership with the Coastal Alabama Clean Water Partnership and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, will hold a rain barrel workshop from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, June 30, at the Jon Archer...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 20, 2012

Phillips joins Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant as writing intern

(OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss.) — Melinda “Mindy” Phillips has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) communications staff as a summer writing intern. She will be assisting Communications Coordinator Melissa Schneider by writing and...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 12, 2012