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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

Science workshop for teachers to feature resource management

The Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, Miss., will host a Natural Science Teacher Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 18 at its facility at 1815 Popps Ferry Road. The workshop is targeted toward 5th- to...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 10, 2012

You can grow oysters and help restore the Bay

If you have a pier on waterfront property in Mobile or Baldwin counties, you may be a candidate for the oyster gardening program. Oyster gardeners pick up juvenile oysters from the Auburn University Shellfish Lab, hang them from a pier in an “oyster...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 09, 2012

Sea Grant legal programs hire Web developer

Barry Barnes has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program and the National Sea Grant Law Center as a web developer. He will be in charge of the design and maintenance of the websites for the Law Center, the Legal Program and the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Apr 27, 2012