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What’s in the stormwater, and where is it going?

In order to help city managers and planners understand how various types of development impact coastal pollution, University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM) Kevin Dillon is collecting runoff directly from stormwater ditches and pipes from various...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 13, 2013

Exhibit to join Blessing of the Fleet celebration

The Alabama Working Waterfront Coalition will present the Alabama Working Waterfront Exhibit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5, at Bayou La Batre's 64th Annual Blessing of the Fleet celebration. The exhibit will highlight the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Apr 30, 2013

Volunteers needed for Deer Island restoration project

An ongoing Deer Island restoration project is in need of volunteers to help build 8,000 wire bags, fill them with oyster shells and deploy them along the island's shoreline. Volunteers also are needed to place logs made of coconut fiber along the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 26, 2013