Year: 2016

Connecticut Beaches and Dunes: A Hazard Guide for Coastal Property Owners

Storms and associated hazards such as flooding and erosion can damage coastal property and affect beaches and dunes that provide valuable habitat for uniquely adapted species of plants and animals. This website will help you evaluate threats and identify what you can do to protect your coastal property and the natural environment. While beaches occupy […]

CTSG Attends Sea Grant Week 2016

Many of our Connecticut Sea Grant staff attended Sea Grant Week in Newport RI on October 10-17. We were celebrating Sea Grant’s 50th Anniversary of serving the nation with science-based solutions in the coastal and Great Lakes states. Presentations and networking allowed us to share ideas and successes with our colleagues from all over the […]

Arts Support 2016 Awardee Announced

Every year, we award $1000 in support for the arts through a competitive process. The winner, selected by an external panel of art experts, is an artist whose work supports Connecticut Sea Grant’s goal to increase ocean and coastal awareness. Anastasiia Palamarchuk, a graduate student in the Yale Fine Arts program, is this year’s recipient. […]

Living Shorelines III

The CLIMATE ADAPTATION ACADEMY Presents: Living Shorelines III – a Design Charrette September 15, 2016 Harkness Memorial State Park 275 Great Neck Rd. Waterford, CT You are invited to participate in a Living Shoreline Design Charrette at Harkness Memorial State Park. Teams made up of workshop participants will design a living shoreline for the on-site […]