See photos from the Nov. 20, 2023, tour of State Pier in New London, where components for the South Fork wind farm now under construction are being staged.
Foundations of Shellfish Farming is a training course for new and prospective farmers and those who simply seek to learn more about aquaculture practices and techniques. It will meet on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. from Jan. 16 to April 2 at UConn Avery Point. Financial aid is available.
Learn about the inspiring journey of a mini sailboat, lessons from beaches and school aquariums and the unique geology of the Connecticut shoreline in the new Wrack Lines magazine. More good reading can be found in articles about the ocean literacy campaign and ocean identity research.
The 2024 Sea Grant Graduate Fellowship in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics is open for submissions by interested students. Submission deadline is Jan. 24, 2024.
The NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship application period is now open. The fellowship provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean and coastal resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources.
The public is invited to a book launch and author talk on “Connecticut’s Sandy Shores: An Introduction to the Geology, Plants and Animals” at 4 p.m. on Nov. 29 in Room 103 of the Lowell P. Weicker Jr. Building at UConn Avery Point.
An opening reception for two concurrent exhibits will take place on Nov. 9 at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, The exhibits, which will be on display until Dec. 10, feature two CTSG-supported artists, along with others.
The 2024 “Foundations of Shellfish Farming” course will be offered at the UConn Avery Point campus over 12 weeks starting Jan. 16. The classes will meet on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. through April 2 in Room 312 of the Lowell P. Weicker Jr. Building. Registration is open and financial aid is available.
Interested in joining like-minded educators in protecting the Long Island Sound watershed and inspiring the next generation of stewards? Become part of the Long Island Sound (LIS) School network and make a commitment to the protection and conservation of local watersheds, LIS and our one global ocean.
Plant-based alternatives to meat, milk and other foods derived from animal products are the fastest growing sector of the food industry, as more consumers identify as “flexitarians” who want to eat in a healthier, more environmentally friendly way.