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  • Purple Martin nest monitoring
    June 17, 2014

    Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) collected data on the resident Purple Martin population.

  • Join our team!
    June 10, 2014

    We’re looking to hire our Sentinel Site Coordinator who will be working on the Sentinel Site monitoring program at the Reserve.

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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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