News - Healthy Coastal Ecosystems

A couple of tips for boat owners

I am going to use this blog to share mistakes I’ve made with fellow boat owners so they don’t have to make them for themselves. This blog’s topics fall under the “things you don’t often think about” category. 

Go check the expiration date on your...

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By: Dave Burrage / Published: Mar 26, 2015

Winter brings snowbirds, migratory birds

While much of the United States is suffering from record-breaking cold temperatures and snowfall, the temperatures on the Alabama and Mississippi Gulf Coast fluctuate between a few days of cold and a few spring-like days. The mild winters that...

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By: Chandra Wright / Published: Mar 05, 2015

Oil Spill Science: The conversations continue

Last week more than 1,000 scientists, agency staff, students and others met in Houston, Texas, to continue the conversation about oil spill science at the 2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems conference. It was a busy week for our Oil...

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By: Larissa Graham / Published: Feb 26, 2015

Living shorelines draft report is now available

Interest in living shorelines and alternative shoreline stabilization methods continues to grow throughout the Gulf region and the nation. In June, we (the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program) were asked to participate in a NOAA-funded...

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By: Niki Pace / Published: Dec 16, 2014