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  • Grand Bay NERR’s Newsletter: Bayou Buzz
    December 4, 2015

    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 a two-legged friend!  Check it out! Bayou Buzz: Issue IV: 2015

  • Attention Teachers!
    September 23, 2015

    In honor of National Estuaries Week, Grand Bay NERR has aligned the Estuaries 101 Curriculum to match the Mississippi State Standards for Math and Science. Please click here to visit our Estuaries 101 page. 

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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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Current Conditions

Date/Time: 02/13/2016 11:45 (LST)

Air Temperature: 11.7 (Celsius)

Relative Humidity: 38 (%)

Barometric Pressure: 1030 (mb)

Wind Speed: 6.4 (m/s)

Wind Direction: 3 (degrees)

Cumulative Precip: 0.0 (mm)

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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.


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