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

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: Tyler Greer / 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