Science workshop for teachers to feature resource management

The Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, Miss., will host a Natural Science Teacher Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 18 at its facility at 1815 Popps Ferry Road. The workshop is targeted toward 5th- to...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 10, 2012

You can grow oysters and help restore the Bay

If you have a pier on waterfront property in Mobile or Baldwin counties, you may be a candidate for the oyster gardening program. Oyster gardeners pick up juvenile oysters from the Auburn University Shellfish Lab, hang them from a pier in an “oyster...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 09, 2012

Sea Grant legal programs hire Web developer

Barry Barnes has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program and the National Sea Grant Law Center as a web developer. He will be in charge of the design and maintenance of the websites for the Law Center, the Legal Program and the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Apr 27, 2012

Summer science workshops available to teachers

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium and Dauphin Island Sea Lab will offer three summer workshop opportunities for K-12 teachers at the Sea Lab on Dauphin Island in Alabama. There is no cost for food or housing, and the $100 tuition fee is...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Mar 27, 2012

Teachers invited to aquascience workshop

Science and math teachers interested in including aquaculture/aquascience as a hands-on component in their classrooms are invited to attend Aquaculture 101, June 11-15, at the E.W. Shell Fisheries Center at Auburn University in Alabama. The 5-day...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 27, 2012

Webinar to focus on climate-change community adaptation tool

A free webinar on Thursday, March 1, will illustrate the use of the Vulnerability and Consequences Adaptation Planning Scenarios (VCAPS) tool. The VCAPS process can be used to increase the shared understanding of climate-related impacts on coastal...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 27, 2012