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Workshop launches support for waterfront access

As the face of the Mississippi Gulf Coast changes, it is important to preserve and improve one of its valuable lifelines: waterfront access.

That was the message of a June 7 workshop in Biloxi that brought seafood industry representatives,...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 07, 2006

Columbus Marina to become Clean Marina

Who: Columbus Marina
What: Designation ceremony certifying Columbus Marina as Mississippi’s first inland AL-MS Clean Marina
Where: Columbus Marina, 295 Marina Drive, Columbus, Miss.
When: Friday, June 2, 2006; Designation at 2 p.m.

Columbus Marina...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 24, 2006

Sea Grant workshop to focus on working waterfronts

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium will host “Balancing Costal Needs: Working Waterfronts on the Coast” from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, at the Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Service at 1815...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 19, 2006

Nguyen to serve Vietnamese fishermen

Peter Nguyen recently joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium as a fisheries technologist who will serve the Gulf Coast’s growing Vietnamese fishing community.

Nguyen, a 15-year veteran shrimper, speaks both English and Vietnamese and...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Apr 16, 2006

Sea Grant hires communications coordinator

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium has hired Melissa Schneider as its new communications coordinator.

She will be responsible for providing overall public relations, publicity, educational media and communication services for MASGC. She...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Apr 16, 2006

Marine debris campaign wins award

Mobile, AL – Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) was recently informed that a MASGC produced Public Service Announcement (PSA) aimed at reducing marine debris won national honors from Clear Channel Radio’s approximately 1,500 stations....

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 15, 2005