News - Resilient Communities and Economies

Delcambre wins Spirit of Community Award for resilience efforts

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Delcambre Port Director Wendell Verret, third from left, accepts the Spirit of Community Award on behalf of the Town of Delcambre during the Gulf of Mexico Climate Outreach Community of Practice annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla....

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 22, 2015

There’s a new shipwreck in Alabama

Coastal Alabama gained its newest shipwreck this month, which the sinking of the Capt. Shirley Brown Memorial Reef.

Originally named the H.H. Hardin -- but commonly known as the Tenneco -- the Capt. Shirley Brown is a 128-foot long Ferro-cement...

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By: Chandra Wright / Published: Jun 12, 2015

Resilience workshop for planners scheduled in Jackson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program and the Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association are co-sponsoring a professional development workshop on resiliency planning for city planners on...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 11, 2015

Science seminar to talk about dispersants

Join us Wednesday for a seminar about dispersants. A free event, "Understanding the toxicity of oil and dispersant mixtures and the development of alternative dispersants" will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the University of Louisiana at...

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By: Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant / Published: May 13, 2015

The Climate Community of Practice turning 6

With our annual meeting fast approaching, it seems appropriate to reflect on the Climate Outreach Community of Practice (CoP) as we mark our sixth year together. The Climate Community of Practice is a group of education, outreach and extension...

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: May 08, 2015