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Scientific minds to prioritize Gulf issues

Spread out along 1,631 miles of coastline, scientists studying the Gulf of Mexico are interested in similar topics: seafood safety, fisheries, wetlands restoration and the balance between conservation and development. Yet many are unfamiliar or...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 13, 2006

Free 5-gallon buckets to help put lid on marine debris

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium and The Clean Marina Program will be giving away lidded, 5-gallon buckets at The Wharf Marina on Canal Road in Orange Beach beginning at 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 25. The buckets are designed to be used as...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 22, 2006

Leist to coordinate Sea Grant projects

MASGC Director LaDon Swann said Leist’s experience in program coordination and marine sciences qualifies her for the position.

“Loretta joins MASGC with a very good science background and demonstrated experience in project management and tracking,”...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 06, 2006

Leist to coordinate Sea Grant projects

MASGC Director LaDon Swann said Leist’s experience in program coordination and marine sciences qualifies her for the position.

“Loretta joins MASGC with a very good science background and demonstrated experience in project management and tracking,”...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 06, 2006

What’s on an angler’s plate?

Whether it’s redfish, flounder, speckled trout or another type of Gulf of Mexico fish, Coast fishermen really seem to love their seafood.

In fact, each year they eat twice as much seafood as the typical American, according to a recent survey...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 16, 2006

Break the grip of the rip

Who: Tourism and public safety industries
What: Rip current seminar
Where: The Island House Hotel, 26650 Perdido Beach Blvd. Orange Beach, Ala
When: 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Each year, America’s surf lifeguards rescue over 60,000...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 15, 2006