News - Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

Grad students: Apply for these fellowships

We are accepting applications for four NOAA fellowships. The fellowships are open to graduate students, and the application deadlines are nearing! Students apply through our program for fellowships that can be in several different locations.

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 11, 2019

Sea Grant Knauss Fellow to serve in Sen. Hyde-Smith’s Office

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium’s 2019 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow Sandra Cutts has been placed in Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s office after a week of interviews in legislative offices on Capitol Hill. Cutts, a University...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 02, 2019

Two educators honored at Bays and Bayous

The 2018 Alabama-Mississippi Bays and Bayous Symposium took place late last month in Mobile, Alabama. The Mobile Bay National Estuary Program organized and hosted the event that drew about 110 presenters.

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 11, 2018

Oyster gardening season is ending soon

We have almost reached the end of the Mississippi Oyster Gardening season! Next week we will pick up the oysters, which have been in the water for 5 months. From there, the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will plant them onto restoration...

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By: Emma Cochran / Published: Nov 01, 2018

Summer workshop equips for aquaculture in education

This summer, teachers from across the country gathered to learn more about aquaculture and aquaponics in the classroom. The goal was to bring systems, scaled down to the classroom size, which can be utilized by students this school year in a...

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By: P.J. Waters / Published: Oct 22, 2018

Journal article highlights best practices of GoMRI outreach

For many, the term outreach has become a catch-all word for a broad array of activities focused on sharing science with a variety of audiences. Perhaps no other organization understands the importance and includes outreach better than Sea Grant....

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By: Tina Miller-Way / Published: Sep 29, 2018