The Long Island Sound Community Impact Fund RFA is available and released on Sept. 27. The purpose of LISCIF is to provide technical and financial assistance to environmental justice communities to address environmental issues and improve the quality and accessibility of the LIS.
Come celebrate the newly established Connecticut National Estuarine Research Reserve as we spend the day fishing, kayaking, hiking, biking and exploring at Bluff Point State Park in Groton.
Help SENEME celebrate 40 years at our upcoming conference on Oct. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Marine Science Magnet High School in Groton, CT!
The National Sea Grant Law Center has announced the release of a new seaweed food safety publication produced in partnership with New York Sea Grant and Connecticut Sea Grant as part of the National Seaweed Hub.
Registration is now open for the 8th Annual Connecticut Seaweed Stakeholder Workshop, which will be held on Sept. 27 in the Jones Auditorium on the campus of the CT Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven.
Two federal grants totaling almost $600,000 will help launch two initiatives considered crucial to the long-term viability of the state’s aquaculture industry. The grants will fund a two-year project to assess aquaculture workforce development needs and a mobile lab to support the seaweed industry.
Three new extension educators have joined Connecticut Sea Grant and UConn Extension this summer, charged with different facets of outreach and partnership with communities and residents to enhance resilience, stewardship and appreciation of Long Island Sound and its watershed.
On a sunny Saturday morning the Bridgeport community gathered at Knowlton Park for a “Let’s Go Fishing!” event on Aug. 19. Residents of all ages angled into the art of fishing as part of a unique initiative to activate the waterfront and gather insights for the future “Sliver by the River” community waterfront park.
In an appearance in New London on Aug. 18, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal called for the federal government to phase out the purchase of single-use plastic items, like bottles, straws, wrappers and take-out containers, and microplastics.
CTSG and partners will host a free virtual workshop on resilience fundamentals on two dates: Sept. 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.; and Sept. 21 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Attendees will learn about climate change projections and impacts, strategies for resilience planning, and local climate certification programs.