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  • Grand Bay NERR’s Newsletter: Bayou Buzz
    April 28, 2017

    Hot Off the Press!   See what all the Buzz is about with our brand new newsletter Bayou Buzz! Inside you’ll find all sorts of fun articles from what’s happening here at the Reserve to research being done, and even learn about featured plants and animals! Check it out! Bayou Buzz (March-June17).pub

  • March Adventure Quencher: Art Workshop
    March 28, 2017

    In mid-March, the Grand Bay NERR held a three-day art workshop as part of the Reserve’s monthly community education “Adventure Quenchers,” where we bring guests from the public to visit the NERR for a fun, educational activity. While many Grand Bay NERR guests are local birders, travelers passing by from the interstate, or visiting researchers, our goal with this workshop was to invite artists to connect nature and art! For the second year, we partnered with […]

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About Grand Bay NERR

The Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) was established in 1999 and is managed by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources as part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Estuarine Research Reserve System. The Grand Bay NERR is comprised of approximately 18,000 acres and contains pine savannas, salt marshes, salt pannes, bays and bayous as well as terrestrial habitats that are unique to the coastal zone.

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Notice to Dorm Guests:

Effective July 1, 2016, the dorm fee will increase to $15 per night per person. All reservations made on or after this date will be subject to the new rate.

Current Conditions

Date/Time: 05/28/2017 06:45 (LST)

Air Temperature: 26.5 (Celsius)

Relative Humidity: 87 (%)

Barometric Pressure: 1018 (mb)

Wind Speed: 0.5 (m/s)

Wind Direction: 196 (degrees)

Cumulative Precip: 0.0 (mm)

For Visiting Professionals...

Our facility consists of office space, an interpretative area, classrooms, laboratories, and a dormitory that are available to visiting researchers, educators, non-profit organizations, agencies, and community groups.

 

Special Use Permit...

A Special Use Permit is required from the MS Department of Marine Resources for all researchers doing work at Grand Bay NERR.

 

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