This survey helps to create a baseline for future research endeavors in the Grand Bay NERR/NWR vicinity associated with moths. Currently, a transect is walked three to four mornings a week beneath external building lights at the Grand Bay Coastal Resources Center.
May Adventure Quencher Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9:00am until 11:30am Come join us for a FREE family friendly event will be informative and fun! Space is limited to pre-registration is required and limited to the first 14 people to sign up. More details are below.
A Public Meeting on the Reserve’s Draft Management Plan will be held this evening, April 4, 2013 at 6pm at the NERR . The draft Management Plan is available online at http://grandbaynerr.org/reserve-management-plan or at the Reserve offices. Comments on the Plan can be sent via email to email@example.com .
The sargassum fish is a small ambush predator (growing only to 20 cm in length) that gets its common name from the habitat in which it lives – sargassum algae beds that float on the ocean’s surface. The sargassum fish is generally found in tropical and subtropical areas of the [...]
Clapper Rails (Rallus longirostris) nest in salt marshes along the Gulf coast. This particular nest was found in a thick patch of Juncus roemerianus (black needle rush).
Cleistes bifaria grow in open pine flatwoods, shaded praries, and seepy meadows and typically flower from April to May.
The Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, established in 1999, is managed through a unique local, state and federal partnership designed to promote estuarine research and education within Mississippi's Coastal Zone and its adjacent ecosystems.
The Grand Bay NERR boundaries encompass some 18,400 acres, situated in extreme southeast Jackson County, MS.
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