Posts Tagged ‘Nature’

Oil spill cleanup on barrier islands suspended

GULF OF MEXICO — Cleanup from the BP oil spill on Mississippi’s barrier islands will take a break March 1 so as to not disturb the nesting areas for shorebirds and turtles. Dan Brown, superintendent of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, tells [ITAL]The Mississippi Press[ITAL] that cleanup will resume Aug. 15. “Once nesting season is […] [...]

Chevron gives $1.25M to nonprofit organizations

PASCAGOULA — Chevron Products Company announced “Energy for Learning” donations totaling $1.25 million to be distributed between two non-profit organizations active in Mississippi: EXCEL BY 5, an early childhood community certification program; and, the National Audubon Society in its efforts to develop the Pascagoula River Audubon Center. “Today, Chevron is continuing the journey in its […] [...]

Nature tourism being gauged

by Published: October 12,2009

Tags: Great River Birding Trails, Nature, tourism

Great River Birding Trail looks to attract more birders from across the South and nation   It has been assumed for years now that the economic impact of bird watchers and nature enthusiasts coming into the Magnolia State with their binoculars — and wallets — is large. How large, no one knew for sure. However, […] [...]

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