News - Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

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

Journal article highlights best practices of GoMRI outreach

For many, the term outreach has become a catch-all word for a broad array of activities focused on sharing science with a variety of audiences. Perhaps no other organization understands the importance and includes outreach better than Sea Grant....

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By: Tina Miller-Way / Published: Sep 29, 2018

The Bays and Bayous Symposium is fast approaching

Planning for the Bays and Bayous Symposium is in full swing! The symposium is a local event where hundreds of scientists, students, industry, agencies, resource managers and more can share research, studies and more. It will be in Mobile on Nov....

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 31, 2018

What does a Mississippi Master Naturalist do?

It’s almost time for the next coastal Mississippi Master Naturalist cohort to start their certification class. This year’s class begins on September 6th and there are a couple spots left! To register or inquire about the class, visit the...

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By: Eric Sparks / Published: Aug 23, 2018

Innovative projects selected for MASGC grant funding

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium held a grant competition for its 2018-2020 research program. Six research projects that address coastal issues in Alabama and Mississippi were selected to receive funding. They include the following:

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 27, 2018