Oyster farming: What I learned on a visit to N.C.

It has been a very busy summer here in the Northern Gulf of Mexico for commercial oyster farmers, scientists, graduate students, extension specialists and the team at the Auburn University Shellfish Laboratory.

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By: Rusty Grice / Published: Aug 17, 2017

Meet our new marine fisheries extension specialist

I’m thrilled to say that this week I joined the faculty at Mississippi State University, and the team at Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant. I’m Marcus Drymon, and I’m a marine fisheries ecologist. Originally from central Kentucky,

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By: Marcus Drymon / Published: Aug 03, 2017

Website focuses on flood risk outreach

A new website is available to help communities better understand how to create a Program for Public Information (PPI) and earn outreach points under the National Flood Insurance Program's Community Rating System (CRS). Points earned through the CRS...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 02, 2017

Tools can help your business prepare for disasters

It goes without saying that small businesses play a vital role in the economies of our local communities. But the ability of our small businesses to bounce back after a storm, fire or flood can make or break a community as a whole. It is as...

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By: Jody Thompson / Published: Jul 28, 2017