News - Healthy Coastal Ecosystems

What’s happening in MASGC research?

With annual reports coming in and our selected biennial research projects starting this year, I thought it would be appropriate to highlight our recently closed and new research projects and examine where we’ve been and where we are...

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By: Loretta Leist / Published: May 05, 2016

Management plans underway for Alabama watersheds

In an effort to guide restoration efforts, partners in coastal Alabama have undertaken a process of watershed management planning based on a framework developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The purpose of the plans are to guide...

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By: Christian Miller / Published: Apr 14, 2016

Oyster gardening is coming to Mississippi

Oyster gardening in Alabama has been around since 2000. Each year, volunteers with waterfront access provide a nursery environment for juvenile oysters suspended from their wharves. The oysters quickly grow, and by November

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By: P.J. Waters / Published: Apr 07, 2016

Living shorelines summit shares national perspectives

The first national living shorelines summit recently brought together experts and practitioners from around the county to share lessons learned and new ideas. The event, Living Shorelines: Sound Science, Innovative Approaches, Connected Community

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By: Niki Pace / Published: Dec 07, 2015