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Pasco Joins LSG Team as Better BRD Program Manager

September 16th, 2021 by mdufour

Tiffany Pasco has joined the Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) team as manager of the Better Bycatch Reduction Device Program. She earned her bachelor’s degree in marine science from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., and her master’s degree in oceanography from Louisiana State University (LSU). Before joining LSG, she worked for the Freshwater Ecology Group […]

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded the Louisiana, Mississippi-Alabama, Texas and Florida Sea Grant programs $80,561 for a Food from the Sea initiative designed to support seafood industry workforce development. The Gulf of Mexico (GOM) project will bridge the gaps between various state and other efforts to build a regional collaboration that […]

Cook Takes on Education Coordinator Role

September 14th, 2021 by mdufour

Jennifer Cook is the new education coordinator at Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG). She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana Tech University in geography and history and her teaching certification from the Louisiana Resource Center for Educators. She also received her Education as a Second Language certification from Louisiana State University, her mentor teacher […]

The first three undergraduate research projects funded through a Louisiana Sea Grant/Louisiana Space Grant (LSG/LaSPACE) collaboration have been announced. The joint program, called Louisiana Space and Sea Grant Opportunity (LaSSO), is modeled after similar, long-established undergraduate research programs at both LSG and LaSPACE. LSG will be funding a project titled: Applying Deep Learning for Prediction […]

LaNERR Public Town Hall Meetings Slated

August 17th, 2021 by mdufour

UPDATE: The LaNERR Site Development Committee has decided to cancel the upcoming Town Hall Meetings scheduled for September due to Hurricane Ida recovery efforts in Louisiana. At this time we do not know when the meetings will be rescheduled. We encourage you to sign up for the e-mail listserv to stay informed of updates.   […]

Four Knauss Finalists from Louisiana

July 21st, 2021 by mdufour

Three graduate students at Louisiana State University (LSU) and one from Loyola University have been named 2022 Knauss Fellowship finalists. At LSU in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Nazla Bushra is a doctoral student who will graduate in August; Elsa Gutierrez is a master’s student who will graduate in May 2022; and Allyson […]

Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) is asking commercial fishermen to take a 10-minute online survey about how they seek refuge from hurricanes and tropical storms. The survey can be found at “We want to know where commercial fishermen get their information about approaching storms; have they considered finding a harbor of refuge or tie-up location when […]

Four CSAP Projects Announced

June 8th, 2021 by mdufour

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is continuing its commitment to the Coastal Science Assistantship Program (CSAP). This program provides support for master’s students involved in research relevant to Louisiana coastal protection efforts. This collaboration offers the dual benefit of engaging students in CPRA activities while providing for potential recruitment of qualified personnel. […]