News - Resilient Communities and Economies

Project offers technical assistance for resilience efforts

The 2018 Bays and Bayous Symposium takes place this week, and many researchers and practitioners will be presenting their work in Mississippi and Alabama. One project that will be discussed is the EPA-Funded “Connecting the Dots to Resilience”...

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By: Jody Thompson / Published: Nov 27, 2018

Understanding the food truck phenomenon

As many Americans prepare to chomp down on turkey and buy that can of cranberry sauce, it seems an appropriate time to discuss the planning and policies surrounding local food.

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By: Stephen Deal / Published: Nov 21, 2018

Journal article highlights best practices of GoMRI outreach

For many, the term outreach has become a catch-all word for a broad array of activities focused on sharing science with a variety of audiences. Perhaps no other organization understands the importance and includes outreach better than Sea Grant....

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By: Tina Miller-Way / Published: Sep 29, 2018

Finding common ground to enhance community resilience

I recently had the opportunity to interact with the Mississippi chapter of The Wildlife Society and discuss their work in the natural environment and wildlife issues as they relate to community resilience.

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: Sep 27, 2018

The Bays and Bayous Symposium is fast approaching

Planning for the Bays and Bayous Symposium is in full swing! The symposium is a local event where hundreds of scientists, students, industry, agencies, resource managers and more can share research, studies and more. It will be in Mobile on Nov....

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 31, 2018