The USM Thad Cochran Marine Aquaculture Center is helping host the Fish 2.0 Gulf Coast Workshop in February 2019, in conjunction with Monica Jain, founder and Executive Director of Fish 2.0 and MS-AL Sea Grant. The primary goal of Fish 2.0 is to support business growth and innovation in sustainable seafood by bringing investment, partnerships, Read More
The NRDA Open Ocean Trustee Implementation Group’s public webinars to present the Open Ocean Draft Restoration Plan 1 will be held on October 16 from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. CST, and October 17 from 6:00 – 6:45 p.m. CST. For more information about how to register for the public webinars and submit your comments go Read More
The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for four (4) seats on its advisory council, a community-based group of individuals that provide advice for sanctuary management. The sanctuary is accepting applications for the following council seats: education, oil & gas operations, recreational diving, and research. Information and application materials are available Read More
NatureServe, in partnership with USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, The Nature Conservancy, University of Texas, Austin, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the Ocean Conservancy, just published the report “Ecological resilience indicators for five Northern Gulf of Mexico ecosystems.” Funded by the NOAA RESTORE Science Program, the project established conceptual ecological models for Read More
Do you want to learn more about the technology scientists use to study an oil spill at sea? The Sea Grant oil spill science outreach team will host a new seminar entitled “Technology used to study oil spills, Part 2,” on August 29, 2018, in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. The follow up to 2016’s popular Read More
The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is hosting a public information webinar with invited speakers entitled “the impact of recent ocean management decisions of the Trump administration.” Register today for July 23rd event.
The NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program has opened its Federal Funding Opportunity for 2019 to support “long term projects to investigate trends in living coastal and marine resources and the processes driving them.” As also described on the program’s web site, $15 million is available now through this competition to fund approximately six projects for five years. Read More
On May 30, the EPA Gulf of Mexico Program released Funding Opportunity EPA-GM-COOPERATIVE-AGREEMENTS-2018-1, entitled Gulf of Mexico Program Cooperative Agreements 2018, posted on Grants.gov. The opportunity is also described on the program website, including link to the RFP. The purpose is to “address water quality improvement; coastal habitat and ecosystems enhancement, restoration and/or protection; environmental Read More
2019 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, to be held Feb 4-7, 2019, in New Orleans, is soliciting science session proposals from the community to address the conference theme and topics. The deadline to submit a proposal is July 1, 2018 (11:59 pm Pacific Time).
Dear Colleagues, [PLEASE SHARE WITH INTERESTED PARTNERS] As the Gulf of Mexico community continues to advance our tools for data collection, interpretation, and analysis (monitoring community of practice), there may be value in establishing a network for information sharing among system modelers. In order to gauge interest in this concept, we are casting a wide Read More