Latest Gulf Islands National Seashore Stories

2011-07-15 00:00:35

The Clean Beaches Coalition today released its annual list of beaches which have been officially certified as clean, healthy and environmentally well managed. This year beaches in twenty states and U.S. territories, including American Samoa, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin are on the nationally touted list. Washington, DC...

2011-01-19 08:46:00

--March 1st Broadcast To Take Students Nationwide To Gulf Islands National Seashore To Learn About The Science Of Understanding Human and Natural Change In An Eco-System-- --Educators Invited to Register NOW At: WWW.ELECTRONICFIELDTRIP.ORG-- WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using the Gulf Islands National Seashore as its classroom, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, is inviting students across the country to experience...

2010-05-26 12:30:00

Sites in AL, FL, LA, MS and TX Highlighted - "Special Places" in Grave Jeopardy Today; Potential Impacts Underscore the Steep Cost of America's Addiction to Oil. WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Padre Island National Seashore in Texas to the Everglades National Park in Florida, the 15 national parks, wildlife refuges and state parks in Gulf states most threatened by the ongoing BP oil blowout are identified in a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)...

2008-07-14 21:00:18

By Linda Lange BILOXI, Miss. - Three simple words: sun, sand, sea. The way to bliss is to wiggle your toes in the sand of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Watch pelicans patrol the shoreline, nap in the sun, read a book from a beach chair planted in the surf. Climatically blessed with moderate temperatures and refreshingly cool breezes, the Mississippi coast is a year-round destination. A tragic exception to this pleasing weather came in 2005 when Hurricane Katrina blasted ashore. High...

2007-09-06 09:10:50

OCEAN SPRINGS - If Liz Smith-Incer has anything to say about it, South Mississippi will soon be adorned in virtual ribbons of green space and blue water. The good news for residents? She does have something to say about it, and National Park Service officials will be listening. She has been stationed on the coast since January and is situated alongside Gulf Islands National Seashore personnel in Ocean Springs. The park service employee is here to organize a growing number of trails,...

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