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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

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 Cochran / Published: Nov 01, 2018

Summer workshop equips for aquaculture in education

This summer, teachers from across the country gathered to learn more about aquaculture and aquaponics in the classroom. The goal was to bring systems, scaled down to the classroom size, which can be utilized by students this school year in a...

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By: P.J. Waters / Published: Oct 22, 2018