‘Handbook for Increasing Ocean Literacy’ now available

“A Handbook for Increasing Ocean Literacy: Tools for Educators and Ocean Literacy Advocates,” is now available to help educators and other ocean advocates teach, learn, and communicate about the ocean. CTSG Education Coordinator Diana Payne is one of the co-editors.

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Sound Facts: Fun Facts about Long Island Sound Second Edition

A fun and colorful, 80-page booklet about our favorite estuary, its biology, geology, chemical and physical parameters, and environmental concerns. This booklet is a compilation of features developed as a collaboration between Connecticut Sea Grant and The Day newspaper

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Niantic Beaches Living Ecosystem Project "Seaweeds of Niantic" pamphlet cover

Pamphlets teach about marine life on CT beaches

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.

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Guide to decapods of Long Island Sound available

“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.

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Salt Marsh Plants of Long Island Sound

This 38-page guide provides an overview of salt marsh habitats in the Long Island Sound region, and includes 23 individual plant descriptions with color photos and line drawings. It has a centerfold depicting marsh habitats and the location of salt marsh plants within the marsh.

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Connecticut River Tidal Marshes CD-Rom

This CD is intended for K-12 teachers and educators only. It contains a colorful and informative Power Point presentation about the natural resources of the lower Connecticut River. The area was designated a wetland of international importance under the RAMSAR convention.  Contact Michelle MarcAurele or download order form.

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