Healthy Gulf

Drilling Off the Coast of Florida

Offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has been predominately located in the central and western portions of the Gulf off the coasts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, but federal lawmakers have recently introduced legislation that would allow drilling much closer to Florida’s coast.According to an article in the Tampa Bay Times, under current …

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Wetlands Art Tour

Over the years, I’ve seen many friends and neighbors at the monthly Second Saturday Art Walk down the St Claude arts corridor. This year, I was happy to hear that, once again, GRN was partnering with the Wetlands Art Tour, an annual event happening alongside Second Saturdays. The Wetlands Art Tour was created by the …

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North Gulfport Deserves Better

For decades, neighborhoods like Turkey Creek in North Gulfport, Mississippi have suffered the consequences from unchecked and irresponsible development. If developer Butch Ward gets his way, these same communities will soon lose hundreds of acres of wetlands that are crucial to their flood protection.The security of these communities shouldn’t be sacrificed just to line the …

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Wave Maker’s News: Making Sure Restoration is the Priority

This article is excerpted from Wave Makers News, our quarterly update on all things water in the Gulf of Mexico, check out the full newsletter here.Citizens stand with the Gulf at a Hands Across the Sand event in Biloxi this summer. Since the RESTORE Act passed this summer, Mississippi and the other Gulf states have …

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Gifts for a healthy Gulf

The holidays are coming up, and if you’re anything like me, you are just now realizing how many people are on your shopping list. To get off to a good start, here are some great gifts that will impress your friends and family while benefiting Gulf Restoration Network.For family and friends who likes jewelry, go …

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Winner of Earth Month Raffle 2012

Congratulations to Julie Hargrove of Allen, TX!Julie won the Grand Prize Rediscover New Orleans Package, which includes;Two nights at the Intercontinental New Orleans with brunch for two$500 gift card for the airline of her choice$250 gift certificate at Lilette for dinner$200 gift certificate for dinner at Gautreau’sThanks to everyone who participated in the raffle this …

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Come See GRN at an Event in Mississippi

This week, Gulf Restoration Network will be at several events throughout Mississippi talking to folks about the importance of protecting Mississippi’s waters from oil and gas drilling. Right now, the Governor and Mississippi Development Authority are moving ahead with plans to allow natural gas rigs in areas where they would be visible from most coastal …

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