Coastal Resources

Spanish version of ‘Living Treasures’ slide show available

A slide presentation of “Tesoros Vivientes: Las plantas y animales del Long Island Sound,” the Spanish version of “Living Treasures: The plants and animals of Long Island Sound,” is now posted online and available for download.

2023 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship open for applications

The NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship application period is now open. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. (ET) Feb, 18, 2022. The Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean and coastal resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources.

Project will help strengthen state’s shellfish industry

Connecticut Sea Grant has been awarded a $196,990 federal grant to lead a project designed to further the recovery of Connecticut’s shellfish industry from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and position it to be more resilient in the future.

Slide presentation of “Living Treasures” now available online

English and Spanish language slide presentations to accompany the newly published 2021 edition of “Living Treasures: the Plants and Animals of Long Island Sound,” and “Tesoros Vivientes: Las plantas y animales del Long Island Sound” are now available online.

CT NERR steering committee invites input on reserve

The Steering Committee for the proposed Connecticut National Estuarine Research Reserve announced the opening of the public comment period for two critical documents in the federal approval process.

2022 Long Island Sound Research Conference announced

The 2022 Long Island Sound Research Conference will take place in Bridgeport on May 25, 2022. Oral presentations and posters across disciplines in natural and social sciences that contribute to the four themes of the Long Island Sound Study CCMP are welcome.

Sustainable and Resilient Community Extension Educators sought for CT & NY Sea Grant programs

Application review for two Connecticut Sea Grant extension educators and three New York Sea Grant extension specialists will commence on August 20, 2021.

Gov. Lamont signs legislation supporting continued growth of CT’s shellfish industry

Gov. Lamont  joined legislators, state officials, agricultural advocates and business representatives for a bill signing ceremony to commemorate the enactment of legislation implementing policies that will support continued growth of Connecticut’s shellfish industry.