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Oyster Trail opens in downtown Mobile

(MOBILE, Ala.) – Giant oysters are curious new attractions in downtown Mobile.  Local artists paired up with businesses and organizations to paint and place fiberglass oyster sculptures in several locations. Six were unveiled July 11, and another...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 01, 2013

Residents can make rain barrels at Spanish Fort workshop

Mobile, Ala.) - Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant, in partnership with the Coastal Alabama Clean Water Partnership and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, will hold a rain barrel workshop from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Spanish Fort...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 13, 2012

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

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