Environment

MSU Extension offers agricultural assistance

Many people know about the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab in Ocean Springs, working to understand more about the habitat of the Mississippi Sound. Jackson County also has another resource in the Mississippi State University Extension....

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Nature to meet art at Grand Bay NERR

April showers bring May flowers. The old saying not only explains that April can be a particularly wet month, but also that May is a time when everything is definitely out of winter hibernation. Animals are active, and flowers are spreading their leaves to get as much...

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Scientist preaches importance of estuaries

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is filled with unique ecosystems provided by its estuaries. Estuaries are usually found where rivers meet the sea, creating a body of brackish water, which is a mixture of fresh and salt water. Often called nurseries of the sea, estuaries...

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Local scientist works for education, conservation

Click the image above to view larger. Boasting numerous educational programs for all age groups, the Pascagoula River Audubon Center has become a staple in Jackson County. Serving the largest free-flowing river in the United States, the center promotes education about...

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