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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