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Legal seminar to focus on post-Katrina insurance, other issues

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program will sponsor “Post-Katrina Insurance Developments and Other Legal Issues,” a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar for Mississippi attorneys and other interested people, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:15...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 08, 2009

Workshop to help nature tourism businesses enhance offerings

Registration open for Oct. 22 event

GULF SHORES and ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Nature Tourism Initiative along the Alabama Gulf Coast, under the leadership of Joanne McDonough, will host a three-hour Business of Nature workshop starting at 8 a.m. on...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 01, 2009

Watson unlocking mystery to crustacean molting

There are hundreds of crab species, but only a few are commercially important.

The king crab, snow crab and Dungeness crab are popular in restaurants worldwide. Another crab — one that generates millions of dollars in revenue along the Gulf and...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 01, 2009

Goecker hired as habitat restoration specialist

Meg Goecker has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium office at the Auburn University Marine Extension and Research Center in Mobile, Ala., as a habitat restoration specialist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 24, 2009

TV program to focus on watersheds

Don’t miss the second television program in the series “Gambling Against Mother Nature,” which will air at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 19, on WKRG-TV (News Channel 5, Mobile, Ala.) The title of the second program is “Water Runs Downhill.” The...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 19, 2009