Dauphin Island

DISL Opens Multi-Stressor Wet Lab

DISL Opens Multi-Stressor Wet Lab

January 27, 2023
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Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL) scientists and government officials recently celebrated the opening of DISL’s newest asset, a multi-stressor wet lab, AL.com reported. The new lab will allow researchers to see how marine organisms respond to multiple changes in environmental conditions at the same time. “This could be called a time machine, because we will…

Dauphin Island’s Aloe Bay Master Plan Wins Design Award

Dauphin Island’s Aloe Bay Master Plan Wins Design Award

November 18, 2022
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DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala — Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC) recently announced that the Aloe Bay Town Center Master Plan received the Franklin M. Setzer Outstanding Urban Design Project Award from the American Planning Association Alabama Chapter. Aloe Bay is located on Dauphin Island and has been an important location for the commercial fishing and tourism industries…

Dauphin Island Named To List Of Best Hidden Beaches

Dauphin Island Named To List Of Best Hidden Beaches

June 24, 2022
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DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. — Dauphin Island has been named one of the “13 Best Hidden Beaches Across the U.S.” by Fodor’s Travel. The article looks at beaches around the U.S. “for those who seek a less crowded, more secluded beach experience.” The article mentions that Dauphin Island is known as the “Sunset Capital of Alabama,”…

Dauphin Island Run Announced

Dauphin Island Run Announced

June 17, 2022
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DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. — Dauphin Island‘s Sunset Bridge 4 Mile Run – A Celebration of the Summer Solstice is planned for June 21 at 5-9 p.m. Packet pick-up, registration and food and music will be available prior to the run, which starts at 6:30 p.m. The course is between the Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo site…

Sea Lab Hosting Boating Safety Class

Sea Lab Hosting Boating Safety Class

June 17, 2022
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DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. — A boating safety class is planned at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab’s Shelby Auditorium on June 18 beginning at 8 a.m. Those who complete the course will obtain a certificate of qualification for an Alabama boater’s license. A fee of $25 includes the textbook. Contact Ron Murphy at phone: 251-214-4848 or…

Cedar Point Reopens As A Mobile County Park

Cedar Point Reopens As A Mobile County Park

April 15, 2022
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DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. — Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Commissioner Chris Blankenship; Mobile County Commissioners Randall Dueitt, Connie Hudson and Merceria Ludgood; and Dauphin Island Mayor Jeff Collier participated in a ribbon cutting this week to celebrate the reopening of Cedar Point Pier as part of the Mobile County Park System. As in…

Dauphin Island Native American Festival Tomorrow

Dauphin Island Native American Festival Tomorrow

March 25, 2022
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DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. — The Dauphin Island Native American Festival, celebrating the Native American heritage of Dauphin Island and surrounding areas dating back to 1100, is being held on March 26 at 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Indian Shell Mound Park. Features include hands-on demonstrations of Native American arts and crafts such as pottery, weaving and…

Sea Lab Foundation Announces Awards Luncheon

Sea Lab Foundation Announces Awards Luncheon

November 5, 2021
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The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation is hosting the Marine Environmental Awards Luncheon on November 10 at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Battle House Hotel. Dr. Neil Hammerschlag, the keynote speaker, is a marine ecologist and research associate professor at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Abess Center for…

Sea Lab Plans Anniversary Celebration Over "Alumni Weekend"

Sea Lab Plans Anniversary Celebration Over “Alumni Weekend”

October 29, 2021
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The Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL) is hosting a 50th anniversary celebration at its facility on November 12 at 6-9 p.m. The event celebrates the decades of marine research and education from DISL and features music, food and sea life. Tickets are $50. The celebration kicks off the inaugural Alumni Weekend, which continues with breakfast…

St. Francis Episcopal Fundraiser Coming Up

St. Francis Episcopal Fundraiser Coming Up

October 29, 2021
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St. Francis Episcopal Church on Dauphin Island will host “A Fall Affair” on November 6 at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Vendors may rent 12 x 12-ft spaces on the church grounds for $30 each. Organizers welcome artists, craftsmen and individuals who are asked to contribute to a yard sale. There will also be a “White Elephant…

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