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  • Seaside With a Scientist
    September 18, 2014
  • Stewardship Team Tackles Marsh Monitoring
    August 27, 2014

    The Stewardship team is in the process of installing and reading emergent marsh plots to support the habitat monitoring portion of the Sentinel Site program. Marsh plots are being installed in transects of three at each Surface Elevation Table site, each transect has at least nine plots. These plots will be measured and photographed annually. Transects span vegetation shifts across each site. The purpose of measuring these marsh plots is to track changes in vegetation […]

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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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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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