Plan to encourage working waterfronts could revitalize area

Andy Bauer first heard about working waterfronts at a workshop the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium held in 2010. The concept of working to protect, preserve and enhance traditional waterfront areas, areas that are home to water-dependent...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 08, 2012

Seashore experience to focus on marine debris

“Debris Free Seas: Small Steps, Huge Impact” will be the next family educational experience offered as part of the Explore a Seashore series through The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory and the Mississippi-Alabama...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 02, 2012

NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship seeks applicants

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium is seeking candidates for the 2012 NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship.

This competitive fellowship program matches postgraduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on state-proposed...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 11, 2012

Sea Grant announces aquaculture funding opportunity

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium is pleased to announce a request for proposals for the NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program. The deadline for pre-proposals is 3 p.m. (central time) Feb. 7.

Preproposals should be emailed before...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 06, 2012

Oyster gardeners grow 57,155 oysters for restoration in 2011

(MOBILE, Ala.) – Falling temperatures and family gatherings are all indicative of the beginning of the holiday season. For the Mobile Bay Oyster Gardening Program gardeners and adopters, these signs also point to the culmination of their hard work...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 13, 2011