Researchers to unveil working waterfront study

After a year of study, representatives of Auburn University will unveil the results of a Mobile County inventory of working waterfront areas.

The presentation will take place at the Alabama Working Waterfront Coalition’s meeting at 4 p.m., Tuesday,...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 18, 2008

“Smart Growth” publication examines planning issues

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program has announced the publication of "Smart Growth," an 18-page document that explores smart-growth planning strategies and analyzes the zoning ordinance in Dauphin Island, Ala.

The publication uses a...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 14, 2008

Funding available for dolphin research

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, in partnership with the National Marine Fisheries Service, has announced a request for research proposals for projects aimed at enhancing conservation of bottlenose dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico.

Up to...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 03, 2008

Workshop to focus on living shorelines

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium will host a Living Shorelines Workshop from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center in Spanish Fort, Ala., on Thursday, Nov. 29. The workshop will offer homeowners and marine contractors...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 28, 2007

Underwater explorer to speak on status of oceans

Dr. Sylvia Earle, an underwater explorer and scientist, will give a presentation at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the Arthur Outlaw Convention Center in Mobile, Ala., during the Alabama-Mississippi Bays and Bayous Symposium.

The marine biologist...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 22, 2007

Sea Grant to hold marine research planning workshops

The Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant College Programs are planning a series of workshops in Gulf states to discuss priorities for a regional marine research plan.

The Sea Grant programs are collaborating with federal, state, university, non-governmental...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 31, 2007