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Survey shows how nature festivals nurture economies

A recent study shows that the 2007 Wild Wing River and Nature Festival in Mississippi’s Jackson and George counties had an economic impact of $142,664.

The 2007 festival, the fifth of its kind, included 12 events from April 13-22 in and around the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 11, 2008

River Delta Clean Marina Designation

WHO: River Delta Marina
WHAT: Designation ceremony certifying River Delta Marina as a Clean Marina
WHERE: River Delta Marina, 2350 Dead Lake Marina Road, Mobile County, AL Exit 22 off I-65, then follow the signs
WHEN: Wednesday, June 18, 2008, from...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 06, 2008

Sea Grant awards research funding

Fuel from seafood-processing waste products, population growth’s effects on ecosystems and stronger construction materials for homes are just a few topics of research projects that recently received funding from the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 28, 2008

Lewis receives marine policy fellowship

Graduate student Staci Lewis of George Mason University in Virginia has been awarded a Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.

She will spend the next year working in the Washington D.C. office of Vice Admiral Conrad Lautenbacher, who is the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 22, 2008

Plutchak receives marine policy fellowship

Rochelle Renee Plutchak, a graduate student at the University of South Alabama, has been selected as a recipient of the 2008 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.

Plutchak will spend one year in the Washington, D.C., area working for the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 22, 2008