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Call for Abstracts: 2020 Bays and Bayous Symposium

The Bays and Bayous Symposium will be held Dec. 1-3 at at the Golden Nugget Biloxi Hotel and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. The theme for the 2020 event is “Sound Science, Sound Policy: A 2020 Vision for the Future.” Abstracts can be submitted for both oral and poster presentations. The oral presentations will be 15 minutes, including time for questions. Individuals wishing to present must submit an abstract no later than 5 p.m., Monday, September 7, 2020.— more info on 2020 Bays and Bayous Symposium

NOAA RESTORE Science Program

The NOAA RESTORE Science Program’s funding competition for planning actionable science is now open. This competition will provide natural resource managers, researchers, and other stakeholders with funding to plan a research project that informs a specific management decision impacting natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico. The Science Program is making approximately $2.5 million available for this competition to fund approximately 20 planning projects that will run for one year each. Letters of intent, which are required, are due by September 29, 2020 and the deadline for submitting a full proposal is December 15, 2020. — more info about NOAA RESTORE Science Program

Scientific Diver Training

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is now accepting applications for the Spring 2020 scientific diver training course. LUMCON is at present the only American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) designated training facility in the State of Louisiana. Scientific diver certification is required by most academic and government agencies who utilize diving as a research tool for marine science including biology, chemistry, biomedical, engineering and geosciences, and for all diving work conducted in association with LUMCON. — more  info on LUMCON Scientific Diver Training