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Program seeks to get more from monitoring data

Monitoring is frequently identified as a need in coastal ecosystems. We cannot assess the health of an ecosystem, track changes in ecosystem services over time or properly manage our resources without observations and monitoring.

In Mobile Bay,...

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By: Renee Collini / Published: Jan 28, 2015

High water markers may be coming to your city

We all know there are risks associated with living on the coast. Floods are the most common and costly disaster in the United States and all communities are vulnerable. A new initiative led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) seeks to...

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: Jan 12, 2015

Living shorelines draft report is now available

Interest in living shorelines and alternative shoreline stabilization methods continues to grow throughout the Gulf region and the nation. In June, we (the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program) were asked to participate in a NOAA-funded...

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By: Niki Pace / Published: Dec 16, 2014

You can get involved in watershed planning

Locally, a collaborative effort is underway to develop, and implement, watershed plans for all of the coastally influenced watersheds in Mobile and Baldwin counties in Alabama. The very nature of watershed planning designs a process that is open and...

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By: Christian Miller / Published: Dec 11, 2014