News - Healthy Coastal Ecosystems

Volunteers help create habitat on Deer Island

Volunteers with the Mississippi Master Naturalist and Master Gardener programs recently took part in a two-day planting of dune grasses on Deer Island. Volunteers were assisted by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Coastal Preserves...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 10, 2011

Miller to work with communities on water-quality issues

Christian Miller has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC ) as an extension specialist focusing on nonpoint pollution issues. He works out of the Auburn University Marine Extension and Research Center (AUMERC) in Mobile, Ala.,...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Mar 13, 2009

Columbus Marina to become Clean Marina

Who: Columbus Marina
What: Designation ceremony certifying Columbus Marina as Mississippi’s first inland AL-MS Clean Marina
Where: Columbus Marina, 295 Marina Drive, Columbus, Miss.
When: Friday, June 2, 2006; Designation at 2 p.m.

Columbus Marina...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 24, 2006

Marine debris campaign wins award

Mobile, AL – Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) was recently informed that a MASGC produced Public Service Announcement (PSA) aimed at reducing marine debris won national honors from Clear Channel Radio’s approximately 1,500 stations....

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 15, 2005