Prof. Jamie Vaudrey and her colleagues in the UConn Marine Sciences Department have been involved in ongoing research to diagnose and find a solution to a nuisance algae, Cladophora, that has overtaken Little Narragansett Bay. In the latest phase of that research, Vaudrey is working with Prof. Julie Granger on a project to pinpoint the source of the nitrogen-laden nutrients getting into the bay that are fueling the explosive seaweed growth.
Connecticut Sea Grant has joined 16 historic and cultural organizations that have signed on as stakeholders in the Thames River Heritage Park.
The wide diversity of habitats is a key feature of the area of the southeastern Connecticut shoreline designated to be part of what could become Connecticut’s only National Estuarine Research Reserve,
The Fall-Winter 2018-19 issue explores the past, present and future of Long Island Sound with in-depth stories on Norwalk, New Haven and Niantic harbors, plus a look at two of the Sound’s iconic species: lobsters and shad.
Question & Answer with Tarsila Seara, assistant professor and coordinator of marine affairs at the University of New Haven
Two more recipes for Connecticut river shad.
Juliana Barrett, associate extension educator and coastal habitat specialist for Connecticut Sea Grant, is interviewed for Bird Calls Radio in a show that aired on Tuesday Nov. 6.
Winning entries in our 30th anniversary photo contest will be published in the upcoming Fall-Winter 2018-19 issue of the magazine. Here are some of the other entries depicting how we live, work, play and enjoy the natural beauty of Long Island Sound.
This Coastal Storm Story Map map provides information on evacuation zones and local evacuation routes, as well as links to sign up for town emergency alerts.
Town agencies, environmental professionals and groups interested in joining as partners in the project are encouraged to contact Tessa Getchis, aquaculture extension specialist at Connecticut Sea Grant. Work will begin this fall, with a report identifying potential restoration areas to be released in two years.