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Introduction to Mississippi Coastal Habitats

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Topic(s):

Restoration Science

Priority Issue(s):

Habitat Conservation

Host Partner(s):

Grand Bay Reserve

Location:

 Grand Bay NERR, Moss Point, MS

Date/Time:

calendar icon1/14/2014

Price:

$0.00

Max Applicants:

30

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. (If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please click on the "Register Online" button at the top right of this Web page.)

Dates/times:
This is a one day workshop that will take place January 14th from 8:00am to 4pm. 

Description:
This workshop is the first of Grand Bay's Habitat Series and is intended for science professionals, naturalists, and resource managers who would like to learn more about the ecological aspects, management, and conservation of Mississippi habitats. It is designed to provide an introduction to MS coastal habitats. Click here for the flyer and here for the draft agenda

Experts will give short presentations on the following topics:

  • Natural Habitat Drivers
  • Paleo-climate & Biogeography
  • Historical Ecology
  • Pine Savanna & Flatwoods
  • Salt Marshes
  • Maritime Forest & Shell Middens
  • Sea Grasses
  • Natural Beaches
  • Freshwater Wetlands

Lunch will be provided and include a networking session with conservation partners. Seven continuing education credits will be available to those that qualify.

Payment:
This workshop is FREE but registration is required by Mon, January 7th. Lunch will be included. To register, please click on the "Register Now" box at the top right corner of this Web page.

Questions?
Contact Larissa Graham, Coastal Training Coordinator at Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve at 228-475-7047 or email her.