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Adaptive Management Research Projects Funded

December 7th, 2020 by mdufour

Large investments in the water economy, associated with a changing coastline from restoration and protection efforts to innovations in the fishing industry, requires research in how to adaptively manage those endeavors. A fundamental aspect of making smart, effective project investments is how monitoring information is converted into improved designs and policies. This could be for […]

Ocean Commotion Online Still Available

December 7th, 2020 by mdufour

You haven’t missed it! Ocean Commotion Online is still live at www.laseagrant.org/education/projects/ocean-commotion/oc2020/. More than 25 educational exhibits and activities are available for your students to enjoy. So, dive right in and have some fun. A special thanks to all our exhibitors. They made the shift from an in-person Ocean Commotion to a virtual event, and […]

Lindstedt Retires from LSG

December 7th, 2020 by mdufour

Dianne Lindstedt, Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) marine education coordinator, retired in October after four decades with Louisiana State University (LSU). She first began her LSU journey in 1975 as a graduate student and research associate for the Center for Wetland Resources. “I came to LSU because I was interested in learning about the wetlands, and […]

GomCon Scheduled for April 14

December 7th, 2020 by mdufour

Mark your calendars for The Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) “preview” on April 14th, 2021. GoMCon combines the annual Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) All Hands Meeting, the annual Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems Science (GoMOSES) Conference, and the triannual State of the Gulf Summit. The virtual GoMCon preview emphasizes the intersection of […]

The search for a site for a National Estuarine Research Reserve in Louisiana has begun and we want to involve you! Louisiana Sea Grant will be hosting two public webinars on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020, to provide information on the what the NERR system is and what it can do for Louisiana. Both in-person and […]

2020 UROP Projects Announced

November 10th, 2020 by mdufour

This year the Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) College Program is funding ten Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) projects. Established in 1992 to provide talented undergraduate students with hands-on research experience, it has funded over 190 projects. Each UROP student will gain first-hand knowledge regarding the whole research process from design, implementation, analysis and conclusion. The […]

Louisiana commercial fishermen have a short window of time to apply for Rural Relief Small Business Grants from the Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC) and Lowe’s. Grants range from $5,000 to $20,000. Applications are accepted in “rounds.” Applicants must submit a new application for each round in order to be considered for funding for that […]

Seafood HACCP Training Adapted Due to COVID-19

September 29th, 2020 by mdufour

Training in Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) is mandated for seafood processors, packers, wholesales, importers, harvesters and warehouses by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Basic HACCP courses teach the principles of HACCP and empower processors to develop HACCP plans specific for each seafood product they handle or produce. Due to restrictions with […]