Residents can make rain barrels at Mobile workshop

(Mobile, Ala.) - Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant, in partnership with the Coastal Alabama Clean Water Partnership and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, will hold a rain barrel workshop from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, June 30, at the Jon Archer...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 20, 2012

Phillips joins Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant as writing intern

(OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss.) — Melinda “Mindy” Phillips has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) communications staff as a summer writing intern. She will be assisting Communications Coordinator Melissa Schneider by writing and...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 12, 2012

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