This 35-page guide lists native trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials and vines that are appropriate for planting in Connecticut’s coastal zone. It includes a map of that ecoregion and characteristics of each species, such as tolerance to salt water and salt spray, light and soil requirements as well as wildlife and pollinator value.
The Northeast Sea Grant Consortium, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office and Water Power Technologies Office, and NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center, announces a research funding opportunity to improve understanding of offshore renewable energy interactions with fishing and coastal communities to optimize ocean co-use.
A new research funding opportunity to improve understanding of offshore renewable energy interactions with fishing and coastal communities to optimize ocean co-use is announced by 7 Sea Grant programs, NOAA Fisheries and the Dept. of Energy.
This year’s Coastal Certificate Program will take place virtually over four days in mid-May. The classes will emphasize healthy soils at the root of healthy gardens, landscapes, and ultimately the watersheds that are essential to clean waters and a healthy Long Island Sound.
Connecticut Sea Grant Aquaculture Extension Specialist Tessa Getchis will receive a 2021 UConn-AAUP Service Excellence Award. The awards have been given annually since 1997 in six categories, and this year focused specifically on responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
To better understand the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the state’s aquaculture industry, the CT Sea Grant Program and the CT Department of Agriculture implemented an anonymous survey of Connecticut’s aquaculture producers.
A new United Nations-affiliated international coalition to advance the world’s seaweed industry will include Connecticut Sea Grant Aquaculture Extension Specialist Anoushka Concepcion as one of the 15 members of its Steering Committee.
Read about the Long Island Sound Blue Plan and why many believe it should be approved by the state Legislature in articles by published March 5 in Connecticut Hearst Media newspapers, March 7 in The Day of New London and March 10 in the Connecticut Mirror.
A team of researchers, including UConn Department of Pathobiology Professor and Connecticut Sea Grant Director Sylvain De Guise, is part of a network conducting a long-term study on the health of bottlenose dolphins living in Louisiana’s Barataria Bay, in the vicinity of the BP oil disaster.