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Extension liaison selected for National Water Center

In an effort to meet the needs of water management decision-makers, The University of Alabama (UA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service and NOAA Sea Grant announce that Karen Bareford has been hired...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 24, 2017

Sartain is newest addition to Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant

Mandy Sartain is the newest member of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium outreach team.

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As an extension program assistant, she works at the Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi. Her...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 18, 2017

Website focuses on flood risk outreach

A new website is available to help communities better understand how to create a Program for Public Information (PPI) and earn outreach points under the National Flood Insurance Program's Community Rating System (CRS). Points earned through the CRS...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 02, 2017

Auburn graduate student named Knauss Fellowship finalist

Sarah Lessard, a graduate student at Auburn University, has been named a finalist for the competitive 2018 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. She will become a fellow after spending a week in Washington D.C. this November interviewing for...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 12, 2017