Oyster gardeners grow 57,155 oysters for restoration in 2011

(MOBILE, Ala.) – Falling temperatures and family gatherings are all indicative of the beginning of the holiday season. For the Mobile Bay Oyster Gardening Program gardeners and adopters, these signs also point to the culmination of their hard work...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 13, 2011

The world’s oceans, nature are worth preserving

Sallie LinKayaking in the icy waters in inner Shoup Bay, taking an exhilarating hike on Worthington Glacier, and encountering all kinds of wildlife, I had truly experienced many of the wonders Alaska had to offer. From a scholarship provided by...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 12, 2011

Free marketing service to help seafood businesses

(MOBILE, Ala.) – The Alabama MarketMaker website will go live Oct. 14, offering Alabama fishermen, seafood processors, seafood distributors and farmers a free opportunity to connect with potential customers online. 

Alabama MarketMaker uses an...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 12, 2011

Shark Fest to allow families to catch, tag and release sharks

(OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss.) -- The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Lab (GCRL) and GCRL’s Marine Education Center are offering Shark Fest, a hands-on family learning adventure Sept....

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 15, 2011

Workshop for planners to focus on takings law

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program will offer the continuing education course “Recent Developments in Takings Law: A Workshop for Planners” from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 19, at Courtyard by Marriott Gulfport Beachfront, 1600...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 03, 2011