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  • December Adventure Quencher: Star Party
    December 29, 2014

    The Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve hosted their annual Star Party on December 11, 2014.  The party was part of the Reserve’s monthly “Adventure Quenchers” where the public is invited to join in on activities that help participants become better stewards of the environment and coastal habitats around them. Participants were able to tour the building, dig into a bowl of chili, and enjoy arts and crafts that were all associated with stars and […]

  • Seaside With a Scientist
    September 18, 2014
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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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