Coastal Certificate graduates learn Sound gardening practices

“This class has inspired me to do a lot more with native plants,” said Janet McAllister, whose recent move to a shoreline property in Milford made her want to learn how to practice gardening that helps rather than hurts the water quality of the Sound. She is one of 37 recent graduates of the Coastal Certificate program for master gardeners.

Course focuses on helping communities with climate change impacts

Alex Da Silva and Tony Arreaga Jr., both juniors at the University of Connecticut majoring in environmental engineering, are looking to apply the technical skills they’ve learned to climate change problems.Tony Arreaga Jr., left, and Alex Da Silva, students in the new climate corps class, listen to a presentation about the EcoHusky group on Sept. […]