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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2016 (Vol. 16, No. 2)

Download entire issue PDF(9 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor (page 2) Contents (page 3) Throw the Big Ones Back! (page 4) Endangered Atlantic sturgeon find a new nursery in the Connecticut River (page 8) Urban Wetlands–a Salty Conversation (page 10) […]

Connecticut Beaches and Dunes: A Hazard Guide for Coastal Property Owners

Storms and associated hazards such as flooding and erosion can damage coastal property and affect beaches and dunes that provide valuable habitat for uniquely adapted species of plants and animals. This website will help you evaluate threats and identify what you can do to protect your coastal property and the natural environment. While beaches occupy […]

Wrack Lines (Spring/Summer 2016): Vol. 16, No. 1

Download entire issue in PDF (large file – 12 MB) or individual articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor (Page 2) Shellfish by the Numbers – infographic (Page 4) Selling a Shellfish Story (Page 8) From Sea to Table Means Fresh is on the Menu […]

Wrack Lines (Fall/Winter 2015): Vol. 15, No. 2

Download entire issue PDF(2 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com.Letter from the Editor: Tough Times Don’t Last (Page 2)Contents (Page 4)Communicating Risk: How People Respond to Coastal Warnings (Page 4)Connecticut Climate Adaptation Academy (Page 9)Connecticut Seeks National Estuarine Research Reserve (Page 11)Restoration of Dodge Paddock […]

Wrack Lines (Spring/Summer 2015): Vol. 15, No. 1

Download entire issue PDF(9 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com.Letter from the Editor (page 2)Contents (page 3)Seaweed Cleans the Sound (page 4)Wrack Lines poem by Pete Gunn (page 8)Rain Garden App Goes Multi-state (page 10)What Healthy Coastal Forests and Shorelines can Teach Us about Landscaping […]

Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2014 (Vol. 14, No. 2)

Download entire issue PDF(3.3 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com.Letter from the Editor: “SEA” What’s New! Peg Van PattenThere’s Still Time to Get Your Feet Wet by Valerie CournoyerIshmael’s Plankton Net: Marine Science Aboard the Historic Charles W. Morgan by Alexandra McInturfNOAA B-Wet Projects by […]

2014 Shrimp Expedition – Research on Invasive Shrimp

Shrimp are tasty and good for you, right? So why worry about invasive shrimp coming to our shores? The reason for concern is that such invasive species often thrive and compete with native species, sometimes even driving them out, and may further impact the prey species of the shrimp as well. Dr. James T. Carlton, […]

Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2014 (Vol. 14, No. 1)

Download entire issue PDF(3.3 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com by.Letter from the Editor Peg Van PattenA Path Forward for Connecticut Shellfish by Tessa GetchisThe Clam Fairy by Stephen J. PlantThe Old Man and the Sea by Tessa GetchisDJ King: a Once (and Maybe Future) […]

New England Seaweed Culture Handbook: Nursery Systems

Sarah Redmond, Lindsay Green, Charles Yarish, Jang Kim and Christopher Neefus. 92-page illustrated handbook shows how to culture 4 ecologically and economically important seaweeds native to New England. They are kelp, nori, Gracilaria and Chondrus. UConn and University of New Hampshire research teams give your their expertise. Free. Download here Companion 6-part video series, Seaweed […]