News - Resilient Communities and Economies

Ocean Springs recognized for climate resilience efforts

(COVINGTON, La.) – Members of the Gulf of Mexico Climate and Resilience Community of Practice honored the City of Ocean Springs (Mississippi) on Wednesday for its exemplary work in the field of climate adaptation planning and environmental...

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By: Stephen Deal / Published: May 19, 2017

Why you should slow down in no-wake zones

Waterfront property owners directly benefit from the establishment of no-wake zones in their area from decreased wave energy hitting their shoreline. The consistent hammering of boat wakes will lead to erosion through wearing away at a bulkhead or...

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By: Eric Sparks / Published: May 04, 2017

Planning for economic sustainability

Recently, I attended a seminar that was presented by agents from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System called F.A.R.M Outlook 2017 which stands for Farm Agribusiness Resource Management. The goal was to introduce a recently formed team of...

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By: Rusty Grice / Published: Mar 24, 2017