“All Creatures Great and Mostly Small” is the theme of the Spring-Summer 2022 issue of Wrack Lines magazine, filled with stunning images and engaging articles about some of the marine and terrestrial animals around us and the people who devote their attention to them.
CTSG, UConn Extension and the Long Island Sound Study announce the hiring of Extension Educators Deb Visco Abibou and Alicia Tyson, charged with facilitating efforts to better serve coastal communities dealing with a range of hazards and reducing barriers to developing sustainable communities.
Connecticut Sea Grant’s 2021 Annual Report is now available as a downloadable pdf. It offers highlights of CTSG’s accomplishments for the 2020-21 Sea Grant fiscal year, which runs from February 2020 through January 2021.
Questions poured in by the dozen after the morning session of the 2015 Adapt CT legal workshop—six pages worth, in fact. That was the beginning of a CTSG-RI Sea Grant Legal Program partnership that led to the “Legal Issues in the Age of Climate Adaptation” fact sheet series.
Connecticut Sea Grant and UConn CLEAR are pleased to announce the latest Adapt CT fact sheet: Flooding, Eminent Domain, and Government Authority.
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.
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.
Six research projects exploring various facets of Long Island Sound and the wider marine environment have been selected by CTSG for the 2022-2024 funding cycle. Four will focus on marine life amid changing environmental conditions. One will look at community behaviors in response to flood risks, while the sixth will focus on human relationships with the ocean.
Please join the ADAPT CT and PREP-RI teams from noon to 1 p.m. on Oct. 21 for a virtual “launch” of “Drowning in liability: reducing climate change impacts through municipal planning and zoning.”