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

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