News - Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

Summer science workshops available to teachers

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium and Dauphin Island Sea Lab will offer three summer workshop opportunities for K-12 teachers at the Sea Lab on Dauphin Island in Alabama. There is no cost for food or housing, and the $100 tuition fee is...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Mar 27, 2012

Teachers invited to aquascience workshop

Science and math teachers interested in including aquaculture/aquascience as a hands-on component in their classrooms are invited to attend Aquaculture 101, June 11-15, at the E.W. Shell Fisheries Center at Auburn University in Alabama. The 5-day...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 27, 2012

NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship seeks applicants

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium is seeking candidates for the 2012 NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship.

This competitive fellowship program matches postgraduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on state-proposed...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 11, 2012

Shark Fest to allow families to catch, tag and release sharks

(OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss.) -- The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Lab (GCRL) and GCRL’s Marine Education Center are offering Shark Fest, a hands-on family learning adventure Sept....

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 15, 2011

Program lands charter-boat operators in classroom

Capt. Ben Fairey of Orange Beach, Ala., heard about the Dolphin SMART program a while back. It is a program geared toward the nature tourism industry that teaches tour operators the best ways to view dolphins and the laws that protect the marine...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Mar 01, 2011