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Recapture red snapper, receive a reward

The Great Red Snapper Count – a collaborative, multi-state effort to estimate the number of red snapper in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico – is in full swing. This spring, the project team is initiating the final component of the project: a tagging...

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By: Amanda Jefferson / Published: Jan 17, 2019

Grad students: Apply for these fellowships

We are accepting applications for four NOAA fellowships. The fellowships are open to graduate students, and the application deadlines are nearing! Students apply through our program for fellowships that can be in several different locations.

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 11, 2019

Update: Peer-to-pier travel log

The purpose of the Peer-to-Pier Fellowship Program, supported by an award from the National Sea Grant College Program and contributions from Oyster South, is to provide travel assistance funds for peer-to-peer learning opportunities. Oyster farmers...

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By: Rusty Grice / Published: Dec 14, 2018

Two educators honored at Bays and Bayous

The 2018 Alabama-Mississippi Bays and Bayous Symposium took place late last month in Mobile, Alabama. The Mobile Bay National Estuary Program organized and hosted the event that drew about 110 presenters.

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 11, 2018

Project offers technical assistance for resilience efforts

The 2018 Bays and Bayous Symposium takes place this week, and many researchers and practitioners will be presenting their work in Mississippi and Alabama. One project that will be discussed is the EPA-Funded “Connecting the Dots to Resilience”...

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By: Jody Thompson / Published: Nov 27, 2018

Understanding the food truck phenomenon

As many Americans prepare to chomp down on turkey and buy that can of cranberry sauce, it seems an appropriate time to discuss the planning and policies surrounding local food.

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By: Stephen Deal / Published: Nov 21, 2018