Oyster gardening season off to good start

Oyster gardening oysters are about a month old, and have grown significantly from our June start. 

Program wide, our mean height is 21.6 mm, a 300-percent increase from our starting size of approximately 7 mm. Gardeners from around Mobile Bay are...

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By: PJ Waters / Published: Jul 30, 2015

Register now for the 2015 Mississippi Master Naturalist course

BILOXI, Miss. -- Mississippians interested in working with the state’s natural resources can get in-depth education and certification through an 8-week course.

The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 17, 2015

Five reasons to become a Master Naturalist

Nearly every state in the United States has a Master Naturalist Program that trains participants to be environmental stewards and, most importantly, how to teach stewardship to others. These programs are often hosted by universities, county...

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By: Eric Sparks / Published: Jul 09, 2015