Several special events are planned for Earth Day (April 22) at UConn Avery Point campus, including the “Reading the Wrack Lines” audiovisual artwork exhibit projected on campus buildings and an original puppet show.
Wrack Lines magazine has received two awards in the Association for Communication Excellence 2020 Critiques and Awards Program.
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.