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New NOAA effort to connect agency with its customers

Three hired for extension, outreach, education pilot project

 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Extension, Outreach and Education (EOE) Pilot Program officially began in October with the hiring of three project team...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 13, 2009

Bruening recognized for outstanding service

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium Executive Support Associate Kay Bruening was recognized Oct. 28 with an Outstanding Staff Award from The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast for her role in providing support to the university.

A...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 06, 2009

Plan identifies Gulf of Mexico research priorities

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. -- The Gulf of Mexico Research Plan that identifies marine research priorities in the region has been released. More than 1,500 people with more than 20,000 combined years of professional service from 260 organizations,...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 28, 2009

Dynamic program to certify nature tour operators

GULF SHORES and ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Nature Tourism Initiative recently announced that it will launch a Coastal Nature Certification Program with a full-day workshop on Feb. 22, 2010.

“It is vital for the sake of our natural resources and...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 28, 2009

Committee accepting comments on water access recommendations

Last of three public meetings scheduled

 

The Alabama Water Access Study Committee is accepting comments on its draft recommendations to the state Legislature to ensure sustainability and diversity along waterfronts and water access for residents...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 12, 2009