The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration has approved a network of state-owned properties and coastal waters in Lyme, Old Lyme, and Groton to be the site of the state’s first National Estuarine Research Reserve. This is the first major milestone in designating the area as the nation’s 30th reserve.
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CBS This Morning Saturday explored the impact of the coronavirus on Connecticut oyster farming, as well as the history of the industry, in a segment broadcast on April 25.
Connecticut Sea Grant Communications Coordinator Judy Benson reflects on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic in three articles published in media outlets on April 19, 20 and 21.
A newly-formed coalition of U.S. seafood industry organizations is launching a 12-week consumer marketing campaign to encourage Americans to eat more seafood during the coronavirus crisis.
Abandoned boats, broken lobster traps, discarded tires and all types of other trash aren’t just eyesores on Long Island Sound’s beaches, coves and channels. They’re also hazards to wildlife that can impede navigation and threaten human safety and health.
Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will lead three webinars especially for children in grades 2 to 6 on April 20, 22 and 24 about different marine science topics.
Listen and learn about sustainable gardening in “Gardening for Good,” the new monthly radio show in iWCRV hosted by Judy Preston,
Attention aquaculture industry members: there is a free webinar at 2 p.m. April 6 about the U.S. Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program.
Professor Joe Roman will deliver the April 7 Coastal Perspectives Lecture, “Raising Whales: How the Recovery of Cetaceans Can Help Restore the Oceans,” via WebEx at 7:30 p.m.