Flanders Elementary school students use an iPad to photograph items found during a beach treasure hunt at Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme, CT.

Long Island Sound takes center stage in N.Y., CT classrooms

From the Bronx, Long Island and Westchester County in New York, to Connecticut’s hilly northwest corner and southeastern shoreline, elementary, middle and high schools students have been immersed in learning about Long Island Sound, the estuary that connects the two states.

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Cover of Spring-Summer 2024 issue of Wrack Lines magazine

Issue features oyster videos, black sea bass, marshes & more

“Natural Effects: Tales of Our Dynamic Environment” is the theme for the Spring-Summer 2024 issue of Wrack Lines. Read about the project using GoPro cameras on oyster cages, research into the explosion of black sea bass in the Sound, three scientists studying CT salt marshes, and more.

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Two undergraduates to engage in coastal summer research

Although the spring semester at their universities is over, undergraduate students Kelly Jiang and Edith Vincze-Farago won’t be taking down time from their academic pursuits this summer. Jiang and Vincze-Farago are the 2024 recipients of the CTSG Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship.

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Flyer for public engagement sessions for Long Island Sound Comprehensive Management Plan revision

Public input sought for LIS management plan revision

The Long Island Sound Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan revision process is currently underway. If you live, work, or play in the Long Island Sound region, this plan could affect on-the-ground projects near you. If there are environmental challenges in your life and community that you want to make sure are addressed, let us know in the upcoming public engagement sessions.

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