“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.
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.
This op-ed article by CTSG Communications Coordinator Judy Benson was published in Connecticut Hearst newspapers on Nov. 6, 2021.
Judy Preston, Long Island Sound outreach coordinator for Connecticut Sea Grant, will give a talk titled, “The New Lawn: Landscaping for Long Island Sound” on Nov. 6 in Ledyard.
Zachary Gordon didn’t start out with aspirations to earn a living in the world of edible bivalves. Instead, a career in shellfish aquaculture pretty much found him.
Startup no longer, the indoor fish farm that began in a former button factory in Waterbury in 2016 is now setting the stage for an eightfold leap in production.
Oysters grow fast in Beebe Cove.
At least that’s the experience of two of Connecticut’s newest shellfish farmers, Will Ceddia and Jason Hamilton.