News - Resilient Communities and Economies

Workshop explains compromised, healthy wetlands

Charlene LeBleu outlines specific engineering and building options in low impact development.

City planners, engineers and other professionals gathered at the 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center in Spanish Fort, Ala., on Oct. 17, to hear speakers from Auburn University discuss the impacts poorly planned development can have on water quality,...

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By: Tara Skelton / Published: Oct 23, 2014

Sharing oil-spill science with our coastal audiences

I’ve been with Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant for almost three months now — wow, how time flies! In my new position, I am one of four Oil Spill Science Research Specialists that are positioned around the Gulf of Mexico to share oil spill science with...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 17, 2014

Legal programs offer facts sheets about leasing submerged lands

As interest in shellfish aquaculture grows in the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program and the Louisiana Sea Grant Law & Policy Program have created fact sheets to make information about leasing areas for aquaculture...

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By: Stephanie Showalter Otts / Published: Sep 23, 2014

MASGC joins Weather-Ready Nation

As communities strive to become more resilient to extreme weather, water and climate events, a new program is highlighting organizations that show a strong commitment to helping them.

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium has been selected...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 26, 2014