Sand is gold, and it’s becoming harder and harder to find for nourishing sandy beaches, rebuilding important fish habitat, restoring barrier islands and coastal marshes. But, sand is not the whole story. Rebuilding marshes requires finer grained materials, such as mud and clays, collectively known as "muck".
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance has hired Tracie Sempier to serve as its regional program manager. The position is a shared position between the Gulf of Mexico Alliance and the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium’s (MASGC) Coastal Storms Program.
The Hypoxia Task Force (HTF) held its Fall 2013 meeting in Minneapolis on September 23 - 25, 2013. Development and implementation of nutrient reduction strategies for all 12 HTF states continues to be a top priority.
The Gulf of Mexico Alliances's Water Quality team has recently released, the Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Primer, that details what HABs are, what causes them, and other factors concerning the “how’s, why’s and where’s” related to HABs in the Gulf.
The EPA Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced a Request for Initial Proposals (RFIP) as a part of a new cooperative agreement solicitation process.
Initial proposals are due to EPA through grants.gov by 4:00 pm central on November 12, 2013. …