News - Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

Graham to share oil spill research

Larissa Graham has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium and Auburn University’s Marine Extension and Research Center as a Gulf of Mexico oil spill extension specialist.

Each Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant program has hired an oil spill...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 06, 2014

Workshop to train volunteers to report invasives

An invasive species workshop will be conducted on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center, 1815 Popps Ferry Road, Biloxi, Miss, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. During the workshop, participants will...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 22, 2014

MASGC seeks candidates for policy fellowship

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium is now seeking applicants for the 2015 National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. The fellowship is funded through the National Sea Grant Office and administered...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 02, 2014

Volunteers needed for Deer Island restoration project

An ongoing Deer Island restoration project is in need of volunteers to help build 8,000 wire bags, fill them with oyster shells and deploy them along the island's shoreline. Volunteers also are needed to place logs made of coconut fiber along the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 26, 2013

Two Mississippi students named marine policy fellows

Clifford P. Hutt from Mississippi State University (MSU) and Courtney Smith from The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) have been selected to participate in the highly competitive John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. They were nominated...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 12, 2012