The goal of the CTSG Undergraduate Research Fellowship is to broaden participation of underrepresented/underserved students in marine and coastal professions by providing early career experience, training and mentorship to the next generation of scientists, decision makers, and marine industry professionals.
The application deadline is March 14, 2022.
Manmade chemicals known as PFAS and microplastics emerged as the top concerns of the 646 people who responded to a survey conducted in late 2021 by the Contaminants of Emerging Concern Project.
Project partners including CT Sea Grant and congressional delegation members applaud designation of “living laboratory” that will protect habitat and provide expanded research, education and stewardship opportunities.
Connecticut Sea Grant and UConn CLEAR are pleased to announce the latest Adapt CT fact sheet: Flooding, Eminent Domain, and Government Authority.
“Catching Value: An Economic Assessment of Connecticut’s Recreational Shellfishing Sector,” finds that this activity has a more than $1.6 million annual economic impact on the state’s economy.
If experience really is the best teacher, Deborah Abibou and Alicia Tyson have been to some of the prime places to learn about community resilience work. The two recently joined CTSG, filling new positions as sustainable and resilient community extension educators.
Connecticut Public Radio host Lucy Nalpathanchil interviews CTSG’s Tessa Getchis, oyster farmer Norm Bloom and Long Island Soundkeeper Bill Lucy about the importance of oysters and other shellfish in the Sound.
A partnership of the Connecticut, New Hampshire and North Carolina Sea Grant programs and Lighthouse Consulting Group conducted a survey as part of a federally funded project announced in September 2021. The survey closed on Dec. 31. Please check back for updates on the results.
“Discovery, Rediscovery and Rebirth” is the theme for the Fall-Winter 2021-2022 issue of Wrack Lines, now available in print and online. Articles tell the stories of the CT National Estuarine Research Reserve, research into seaweed problems in Little Narragansett Bay, and the Peabody Museum’s transformation.
CT Sea Grant Coastal Habitat Specialist Juliana Barrett has been recognized as part of a faculty team receiving the annual UConn Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship.