News - Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

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

A look at MASGC’s education programs

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) helps support three of the larger informal environmental education programs in the Mississippi-Alabama region. Two of these programs are in Alabama and one is in Mississippi. In addition to...

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By: Loretta Leist / Published: Sep 09, 2016

Bays and Bayous Symposium registration now open

Registration is now open for the 2016 Mississippi-Alabama Bays and Bayous Symposium. The event will be held Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in Biloxi, Miss., at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center.

The registration fee will be $100 for all...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 12, 2016