News - Healthy Coastal Ecosystems

New living shorelines nationwide permit proposed

On June 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released its list of proposed nationwide permits, including a new permit for living shorelines. Every five years, the USACE reauthorizes nationwide permits

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By: Niki Pace / Published: Jun 15, 2016

Keeping Pace with sea-level rise models

Last time I blogged I asked you to stay tuned for the upcoming document Keeping Pace: A short guide to navigating sea-level rise models. Well now I’m here to tell you that it’s out and ready for action!

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By: Renee Collini / Published: Jun 03, 2016

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