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Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant welcomes Jefferson

Deborah Jefferson of Gulfport has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium as a temporary executive support associate in the Ocean Springs office at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Lab.

She will support the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 28, 2011

Students win scholarships to attend science camp in Alaska

The Prince William Sound Science Center has selected four high-school students from Mississippi and Alabama to receive Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium scholarships to help them attend the science center’s Ocean Science and Leadership...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 21, 2011

Volunteers help create habitat on Deer Island

Volunteers with the Mississippi Master Naturalist and Master Gardener programs recently took part in a two-day planting of dune grasses on Deer Island. Volunteers were assisted by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Coastal Preserves...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 10, 2011

Local volunteers to restore dune/marsh grass on Deer Island

Volunteers with the Mississippi Master Naturalist and Master Gardener programs will take part in an educational workshop to learn about the coastal environment and restoration science on May 31 before restoring dune and marsh grass on a quarter acre...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 28, 2011

Oyster gardening season to open, volunteers needed

Anyone interested in volunteering with the Mobile Bay Oyster Gardening Program should attend one of two upcoming workshops. Program volunteers will grow oysters in small gardens off their wharves, and the oysters will be planted on reefs.

People...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Apr 27, 2011