The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation has published educational pamphlets to teach the public about the seaweeds, shells and plants on the town’s shorelines. The project was co-sponsored by the foundation and the East Lyme Parks and Recreation Department, with funding provided by CT Sea Grant.
Beachcombing along the Connecticut coast can be a fun and healthy educational activity for families eager to get out outdoors while the COVID-19 virus keeps children home from school.
This newly updated guide compiles information to help anyone get started in recreational shellfishing. It describes the types of shellfish (clams, oysters, etc.) found in this region and explains where to obtain permits, prices, contacts and other information specific to each Connecticut coastal town.
“A Healthier Long Island Sound: Nitrogen Pollution” a four-page fact sheet published by the Long Island Sound Study and written by Judy Preston, Connecticut Sea Grant’s Long Island Sound outreach coordinator, is now available.
This 13-page guide provides a general overview of the regulations that must be followed to establish and operate a business selling molluscan shellfish to the final consumer in Connecticut. The pdf is available for free download.
“Keys to the Larvae of Common Decapod Crustaceans in Long Island Sound,” a 48-page guide to the early life stages of lobsters, crabs and shrimp, was published in 2017 by Connecticut Sea Grant and Project Oceanology. Written by Howard “Mickey” Weiss, Project O founder and senior scientist, it includes black-and-white drawings identifying the main parts […]
PDF of entire issue. Articles: Letter from the Editor A day at the beach is for learning Chemistry in motion Van Patten recognized at national Sea Grant conference Engineers get acquainted with aquaculture Testing project could expand yields of seaweed grown in Long Island Sound Searching for the menace of mercury Bios and Knauss Fellows
“Living Shoreline Design Charette: A New Twist on the Charette Technique,” has been published in the October 2017 issue of the Journal of Extension. Written by Juliana Barrett, associate extension educator with Connecticut Sea Grant, along with Miriah Russo Kelly and Bruce Hyde, both assistant extension educators with the University of Connecticut’s Department of Extension, […]
Research from a recent symposium supported by Connecticut Sea Grant, titled “Resilience and the Big Picture: Governing and Financing Innovations for Long Island Sound and Beyond,” has been published in a special issue of the Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal. The six articles in the journal are based on the presentations and panels at […]
By Tessa Getchis and Sandra Shumway. This 16-page booklet provides a summary of the key issues and state of the science pertaining to harmful algal blooms as presented in “Harmful Algal Blooms: A Compendium Desk Reference,” to improve management and response. Print copies are available from Connecticut Sea Grant by contacting: Michelle MarcAurele. .