News - Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

Auburn graduate student named Knauss Fellowship finalist

Sarah Lessard, a graduate student at Auburn University, has been named a finalist for the competitive 2018 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. She will become a fellow after spending a week in Washington D.C. this November interviewing for...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 12, 2017

High-school students tackle resilience scenarios

Coastal erosion, restocking/restaffing businesses, protecting critical infrastructure, and housing important city records were just a few of the challenges local high-school students were posed with during the Student Stewardship Summit held at The...

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: May 26, 2017

Who applies for our fellowships?

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant collects applications for three different national-level fellowships every year. Applicants for these three fellowships originate from 33 Sea Grant programs. Under special conditions, Sea Grant Programs occasionally...

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By: Loretta Leist / Published: May 11, 2017

Administrator needed for Mississippi oyster gardening program

This is a temporary assignment through Auburn University’s Temporary Employment Services, working for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) that is funded through December 2017, with an expected extension of funding. Work will primarily...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 14, 2017

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