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NOAA team focuses on ways to better serve customers

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) wants to do a better job of serving its customers. For that reason, about 80 people from five NOAA line offices attended the NOAA Gulf of Mexico Regional Team’s Extension, Outreach and...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 06, 2008

Sea Grant Law Center publishes new journal

The inaugural issue of the National Sea Grant Law Center’s “Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal” is available online. The journal provides a forum for the timely discussion and exploration of legal topics of relevance to the Sea Grant network of...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 15, 2008

USM student named Knauss fellow

University of Southern Mississippi graduate student Andrea Neu has been awarded a Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship for 2007.

As a Knauss fellow, Neu will move to Washington, D.C., in February and will spend one year working with a government agency...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 28, 2008

Sempier to coordinate Coastal Storms Program outreach in Gulf

Tracie Sempier has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium as the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Storms  outreach coordinator with duties that include developing, implementing and evaluating a Coastal Storms Outreach Program over a three-year...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 20, 2008

Mobile County marina recognized for dedication to water quality

Alabama Clean Marina Coordinator Laura Bowie, right, on June 18 presents Mobile County Parks and Wildlife Manager Ron Jones with the Clean Marina flag. River Delta Marina, a county-owned marina in Creola, Ala., was designated as a clean marina for...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 19, 2008

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