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Working waterfronts: In their own words

We all know that a thriving working waterfront makes an important impact on our coastal economy. It’s easy to get caught up in the numbers; dollars and landings and property values. What is easy to miss is a unique way of life, spanning...

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By: Jody Thompson / Published: Nov 04, 2016

Let’s clean up the Coast

If you are a fan of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s scenic views and abundant wildlife, you should consider doing your part to help clean up our beaches and waterways. Become a volunteer at the 28th annual Mississippi Coastal Cleanup on Saturday,...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 07, 2016

Climbing the tree of tool selection

As I’ve written about before, a person can get overwhelmed by the sheer volume of tools and models available when addressing climate change. Whether you are a natural resource manager looking to help marshes adapt to sea-level rise or a community...

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By: Renee Collini / Published: Sep 22, 2016

Floodplain managers, planners visualize future flooding impacts

Suppose the City of Biloxi’s population doubled and you had to determine where to locate new infrastructure and housing to accommodate another 40,000+ people. That’s what participants of the Gulf Coast Community Flood Resilience Workshop were...

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: Sep 19, 2016