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40,000 oysters grown for restoration

Oyster Gardening on Mobile Bay wrapped up its 2015 season last week. More than 40,000 oysters were grown by volunteer gardeners around Mobile Bay. With an average size of 50.5 millimeters, these oysters will be ready to spawn in the spring of 2016,...

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By: PJ Waters / Published: Nov 25, 2015

Five reasons to become a Master Naturalist

Nearly every state in the United States has a Master Naturalist Program that trains participants to be environmental stewards and, most importantly, how to teach stewardship to others. These programs are often hosted by universities, county...

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By: Eric Sparks / Published: Jul 09, 2015

Multiplier analysis of MASGC projects

The U.S. industries targeted by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium research, education and outreach projects during the past decade were grouped under four focus areas.

Under “sustainable fisheries and aquaculture,” the following...

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By: Ben Posadas / Published: Apr 29, 2015

Oh, the places they’ll go

What do Sea Grant students do?

Since the 1970s, MASGC has supported over 650 graduate students. We support graduate-level students in the sciences, education, law, architecture and planning schools and business. Our students have been successful in...

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By: Loretta Leist / Published: Apr 22, 2015