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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

Bruening retires after 20 years at Sea Grant/GCRL

Kay Bruening, executive support associate for Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant, retired July 1 after 20 years of service.
 
Kay started her career with Sea Grant as a part-time publications clerk working from a desk next to the refrigerator in the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 11, 2011

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