You don’t have to live near the beach to do your part on International Coastal Cleanup Day this Saturday Sept. 19. Picking up and documenting litter anywhere in the state that day will contribute to keeping all our lands and waterways clean, including Long Island Sound.
In this blog, UConn senior Sarah Schechter shares how her experiences in the UConn Climate Corps class led to an independent study project and a summer internship project focusing on climate change impacts in Connecticut.
Spongy arrowhead, Parker’s pipewort and Atlantic mudwort are three native plant species at risk in the Connecticut River Estuary.
Connecticut will be hosting a virtual scoping meeting for the public on Aug. 4 to provide the public with information on the proposed reserve and to seek input on issues that the Environmental Impact Statement on the CT NERR should consider.
The contrasting conditions in this short wooded stretch at Hammonasset Beach State Park may be easy for beachgoers to overlook, but Mary Schoell has given it countless hours of attention over the past two years.
Connecticut shellfish farmers who endured severe sales losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic are being offered the chance to earn income by working on a unique project to rehabilitate the state’s natural shellfish beds.
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration has approved a network of state-owned properties and coastal waters in Lyme, Old Lyme, and Groton to be the site of the state’s first National Estuarine Research Reserve. This is the first major milestone in designating the area as the nation’s 30th reserve.
Listen and learn about sustainable gardening in “Gardening for Good,” the new monthly radio show in iWCRV hosted by Judy Preston,
Beachcombing along the Connecticut coast can be a fun and healthy educational activity for families eager to get out outdoors while the COVID-19 virus keeps children home from school.
Sound science, an open and transparent process, and a treasure trove of facts, figures and maps available to everyone — those are some of the attributes speakers ascribed to the Long Island Sound Blue Plan at a public hearing before the Environment Committee of the State Legislature on Feb. 21.