News - Healthy Coastal Ecosystems

Shedding light on living shorelines lingo, project updates

I’m going to use my first Sea Grant blog post to discuss some often used (and sometimes confusing) terms related to restoration and living shorelines projects, and I’ll include some discussion of pending NRDA living shorelines projects.

We often...

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By: Eric Sparks / Published: May 28, 2015

Ready, SET, collaborate

This spring Gulf of Mexico scientists from state, federal, academic and non-profit organizations led by the Northern Gulf of Mexico Sentinel Site Cooperative and the USGS National Wetlands Research Center were the first to compile and publicly...

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By: Renee Collini / Published: May 25, 2015

Science seminar to talk about dispersants

Join us Wednesday for a seminar about dispersants. A free event, "Understanding the toxicity of oil and dispersant mixtures and the development of alternative dispersants" will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the University of Louisiana at...

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By: Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant / Published: May 13, 2015

Multiplier analysis of MASGC projects

The U.S. industries targeted by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium research, education and outreach projects during the past decade were grouped under four focus areas.

Under “sustainable fisheries and aquaculture,” the following...

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By: Ben Posadas / Published: Apr 29, 2015