News - Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

Share your research at Bays and Bayous

The organizing committee for the 2016 Mississippi-Alabama Bays and Bayous Symposium has been busy doing the behind-the-scenes work necessary to make the symposium a success. We've been seeking sponsors, setting up the electronic registration site,...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 26, 2016

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