Past Sessions


Oysters: Science on the Half Shell

On Oct 24th, 2013 Grand Bay NERR partnered with the MS Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) to offer a Fall Science Seminar “Oysters: Science on the Half Shell”…

Hot Topics in Floodplain Management: Updates to the Community Rating System Manual and Biggert Waters Act

On August 14th, 2013 Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve partnered with NOAA Coastal Services Center and Sea Grant to offer a workshop for floodplain managers on the changes to the Community Rating System Manual and Biggert-Waters Act.

Breaking through Barriers: Environmental Communication with Hispanic, Vietnamese, and Other Cultures

On July 24th, the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve hosted a workshop to teach participants how to overcome language and cultural barriers when extending their environmental messages.

Bulkheads, piers, dredging…

Date: June 19th, 2013 Location: Biloxi, MS The Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Bureau of Wetlands Permitting for MS Department of Marine Resources hosted a workshop to inform participants about applying for a General Permit on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the recent updates to the 2013 Mississippi General Permits. More than 70 contractors and consultants attended to listen to presentation from representatives from the MS Department of Marine Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, MS Department of Environmental Quality, and the […]

Spring 2013 Science Seminar

The Spring 2013 Science Seminar focused on Mississippi’s artificial reefs. Our great speakers taught participants about the MS Artificial Reef Program, invasive species, red snapper aquaculture, and how to fish the reefs.

Climate Adaptation for Coastal Communities

More than thirty representatives from coastal communities in Mississippi and Alabama attended a three-day workshop in late February to prepare for future impacts associated with climate change.

Fall Science Seminar: Marsh Dwellers

On October 30, 2012, the MS Department of Marine Resources and the Brand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve held the Fall Science Seminar which focused on Marsh Dwellers. Click on the link above to see the flyer from the session.

CTP Workshop- Planning for the Future in Jackson County: Sea Level Rise and Changing Coastal Conditions

On March 6, 2012 representatives from communities and agencies within Jackson County Mississippi visited the Grand Bay NERR to attend the “Planning for the Future in Jackson County: Sea Level Rise and Changing Coastal Conditions” workshop.

Coastal Training Program Partners with MEMA to Offer Floodplain Management 101 and Elevation Certificate Workshops

On December 14th and 15th floodplain managers, building inspectors, code enforcement officers and related government officials representing communities and agencies located along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast attended MEMA’s Floodplain Management 101 and Elevation Certificate Workshops.

Submerged Aquatic Vegetation and Seagrass of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama Coasts

Tuesday May 24, 2011 – Tuesday May 24, 2011 Grand Bay NERR Map and Directions | Register Description: Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) and Seagrasses are a critical coastal habitat. Attend this one day workshop to learn about local and regional SAV & Seagrass:  Biology, Distribution, & Importance Research, Monitoring & Restoration Management Issues & Strategies All presentations will be given by researchers and environmental professionals who work along the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama coasts. This workshop is free and lunch will be provided. When: May […]

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