Gardeners grow 45,000 oysters for restoration

New Adopt-A-Garden program to support science in schools

 

When people ask Martha Crosby of Point Clear, Ala., what she’s been up to, her answer isn’t going to the gym or volunteering at the hospital. She tells them she’s raising oysters on the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 02, 2009

New NOAA effort to connect agency with its customers

Three hired for extension, outreach, education pilot project

 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Extension, Outreach and Education (EOE) Pilot Program officially began in October with the hiring of three project team...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 13, 2009

Bruening recognized for outstanding service

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium Executive Support Associate Kay Bruening was recognized Oct. 28 with an Outstanding Staff Award from The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast for her role in providing support to the university.

A...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 06, 2009

Plan identifies Gulf of Mexico research priorities

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. -- The Gulf of Mexico Research Plan that identifies marine research priorities in the region has been released. More than 1,500 people with more than 20,000 combined years of professional service from 260 organizations,...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 28, 2009

Dynamic program to certify nature tour operators

GULF SHORES and ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Nature Tourism Initiative recently announced that it will launch a Coastal Nature Certification Program with a full-day workshop on Feb. 22, 2010.

“It is vital for the sake of our natural resources and...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 28, 2009