Training to explore community strategies for changing climate

A climate adaptation training course for coastal communities will take place Wednesday-Friday, Feb. 27-March 1, at the Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center, 1815 Popps Ferry Road, in Biloxi. The interactive, three-day training course will offer climate adaptation toolkits that will help identify and address planning priorities. The training is for land-use planners,…

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant seeks candidates for fellowship in marine policy

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium is seeking applicants for the 2014 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Knauss fellows spend a year in positions related to marine policy in the legislative and executive branches of the federal government in the Washington, D.C., area. Past fellows have worked in the offices of U.S. senators and…

MASGC requests pre-proposals for research funding

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) is accepting pre-proposals for one- or two-year innovative research projects that address coastal issues. Pre-proposals in the 2014-2016 research funding competition must apply to at least one MASGC focus area (healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable fisheries and aquaculture or┬áresilient communities and economies). Funding requests of no more than $75,000 are…