News - Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

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

Teachers get active, make science fun

In order to get and keep children’s attention, teachers are looking to interactive lessons. The Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, Miss., hosted a science-based workshop July 18 where 22 teachers from...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 26, 2012

Science workshop for teachers to feature resource management

The Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, Miss., will host a Natural Science Teacher Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 18 at its facility at 1815 Popps Ferry Road. The workshop is targeted toward 5th- to...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 10, 2012