Past Sessions


Science Meets Stakeholder Workshop was a Success!

On August 1, 2014, Grand Bay National Estuary Research Reserve (NERR) partnered with NoAA, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, and Auburn University to bring the latest research to stakeholders. Main objectives of the workshop were to share new research with the stakeholders and to generate participant feedback on relevant tools related to the research.

Living Shorelines workshop provides new ideas for coastal protection

On May 29, 2014, the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) partnered with MS-AL Sea Grant, NOAA Coastal Services Center and Weeks Bay NERR to host a workshop, “Living Shorelines for Coastal Protection in Alabama and Mississippi” for contractors, homeowners, agency staff, nonprofits, and researchers.

Training helps protect wetlands

Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERR) partnered with various state and federal agencies to offer three one-day workshops, Wetlands and Water Quality: Regulating Construction Impacts in Coastal Areas on April 15-17, 2014.

Hydric Soils workshop was a success!

Grand Bay and Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERR) partnered to offer a two- day workshop, Advanced Hydric Soils, on March 18-19, 2014.

Grand Bay NERR launches Habitat Series

Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) offered a one-day course, “Introduction to Mississippi Coastal Habitats” on January 14, 2014. This workshop was designed to offer an introduction to the various habitat types found in MS as the basis for more advanced classes that will be held as part of the Series.

Principles of Ecological Restoration workshop

Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR), Weeks Bay NERR, and Apalachicola NERR partnered to offer a three-day course, Principles of Ecological Restoration, for restoration specialists and managers. This course was held by Dr. Andre Clewell, an international leader on the topic.

2013 Research Symposium

Researchers and end users were invited to share significant research conducted in the Grand Bay estuary area, provide results of research projects to natural resource managers, and develop collaborations with others that are conducting studies in the Grand Bay estuary.

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.

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