Volunteers inventory Gulf Coast urban forest

Groups of volunteers in Long Beach and Pass Christian, Miss., and Fairhope and Orange Beach, Ala., are identifying, measuring and counting area trees in an effort to obtain an inventory of the coastal urban forest. They are gathering baseline data...

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By: Tara Skelton / Published: Sep 01, 2015

High water markers unveiled at the Biloxi Visitors Center








Coastal Hazard Outreach Strategy Team (C-HOST) members Mike Edwards (Gulfport), left, Rick Stickler (Biloxi), Kelly Henderson (Harrison County), Terry Franklin (Ocean Springs), Kristin Greger (Biloxi), Theresa Hydrick...

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By: Brandi Clarke / Published: Aug 28, 2015

10-year commemoration to bring new tools, storm surge markers

With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina coming up next week, the Coast has been bustling. There are ceremonies planned to commemorate the progress of communities, media requests from around the country, book signings, fund-raising...

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: Aug 21, 2015

Tracie Sempier receives first-place EPA Gulf Guardian Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Gulf of Mexico Program recognized Mississippi resident Tracie Sempier with the First Place 2015 Gulf Guardian Award in the Individual Category. The awards ceremony was held July 30, 2015, at the Texas...

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By: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency / Published: Aug 07, 2015