July’s wet weather may have dampened plans for beach days and barbeques, but it’s also a reminder of an environmental problem homeowners can help solve in their own yards. This article about an updated rain garden app and new rules for stormwater runoff was also published in The Day on July 16.
Beachcombing with his wife and two children led New Haven artist Joseph Smolinski to the source of inspiration and raw materials for works he will create for Connecticut Sea Grant’s 2021 Arts Support Award Program.
In a new marine and coastal economics fellowship created by Connecticut Sea Grant, a Yale University doctoral candidate will spend the next year and a half developing restoration tools that account for the real-world complexity and value of natural and manmade features beyond the sand.
The Spring-Summer 2021 issue of Wrack Lines examines actions that grew from different crises, from the pandemic to sea level rise to the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced on June 3 that he is leading an effort to secure $100 million over four years in federal funding for a multistate effort to control hydrilla in the Connecticut River watershed.
The Thames River Heritage Park and Connecticut Sea Grant are celebrating Connecticut Trails Day on June 5 by inviting people to visit one or more of the four park sites where they can enjoy a self-guided, educational activity and receive a complimentary harbor cruise ticket for the heritage park water taxi.
Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the Connecticut State Senate for giving unanimous, final approval on May 14 to legislation approving the Long Island Sound Blue Plan in concurrence with the House of Representatives, which approved the plan late last month.
In recognition of May as Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, Connecticut Sea Grant is pleased to share a question-and-answer interview with Anoushka Concepcion, extension educator and aquaculture extension specialist.
Judy Preston, Long Island Sound outreach coordinator for Connecticut Sea Grant, received the Coastal Zone Conservation award from the Garden Club of America on April 30.
CT coastal residents are looking to prepare their properties for sea level rise and weather extremes. Connecticut Sea Grant’s Juliana Barrett and Judy Preston talk to Yale Climate Connections about how your yard can be part of the solution.