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Oyster gardening season is ending soon

We have almost reached the end of the Mississippi Oyster Gardening season! Next week we will pick up the oysters, which have been in the water for 5 months. From there, the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will plant them onto restoration...

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By: Emma Cocharan / Published: Nov 01, 2018

Finfish aquaculture permits in the Gulf hit a snag

While oyster aquaculture is an activity near and dear to the heart of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, finfish aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico is new. Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant is also helping with that enterprise.

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By: Kristina Alexander / Published: Oct 05, 2018

Journal article highlights best practices of GoMRI outreach

For many, the term outreach has become a catch-all word for a broad array of activities focused on sharing science with a variety of audiences. Perhaps no other organization understands the importance and includes outreach better than Sea Grant....

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By: Tina Miller-Way / Published: Sep 29, 2018

Finding common ground to enhance community resilience

I recently had the opportunity to interact with the Mississippi chapter of The Wildlife Society and discuss their work in the natural environment and wildlife issues as they relate to community resilience.

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: Sep 27, 2018