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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

Rain barrel program helps fight runoff issues

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, polluted runoff is the number one water quality problem in the country.

This problem is exacerbated in urban areas due to the higher amount of impervious cover which leads to greater volumes of...

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By: Christian Miller / Published: Apr 08, 2015