The world’s oceans, nature are worth preserving

Sallie LinKayaking in the icy waters in inner Shoup Bay, taking an exhilarating hike on Worthington Glacier, and encountering all kinds of wildlife, I had truly experienced many of the wonders Alaska had to offer. From a scholarship provided by...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 12, 2011

Free marketing service to help seafood businesses

(MOBILE, Ala.) – The Alabama MarketMaker website will go live Oct. 14, offering Alabama fishermen, seafood processors, seafood distributors and farmers a free opportunity to connect with potential customers online. 

Alabama MarketMaker uses an...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 12, 2011

Shark Fest to allow families to catch, tag and release sharks

(OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss.) -- The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Lab (GCRL) and GCRL’s Marine Education Center are offering Shark Fest, a hands-on family learning adventure Sept....

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 15, 2011

Workshop for planners to focus on takings law

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program will offer the continuing education course “Recent Developments in Takings Law: A Workshop for Planners” from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 19, at Courtyard by Marriott Gulfport Beachfront, 1600...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 03, 2011

Bruening retires after 20 years at Sea Grant/GCRL

Kay Bruening, executive support associate for Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant, retired July 1 after 20 years of service.
Kay started her career with Sea Grant as a part-time publications clerk working from a desk next to the refrigerator in the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 11, 2011