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,
“Rethinking Relationships…with the places we love” is the theme for the Fall-Winter 2019-20 issue of Wrack Lines magazine.
Wrack Lines Share and Tell is a new feature where readers of Wrack Lines magazine are invited to send photos, comments and questions about the places, people, plants, animals, habitats and articles in the current issue. It has been launched with the Fall-Winter 2019-2020 issue.
The 61st Essex Annual Shad Bake on June 1 drew hundreds to the waterfront at the Connecticut River Museum to dine on this spring’s catch of Connecticut River shad. Co-sponsored by the museum and the Rotary Club of Essex, this year’s event included Connecticut Sea Grant participation.
Leaders of partner organizations, town officials and individual stakeholders joined Connecticut Sea Grant on Oct. 5 for an on-the-water workshop aboard the Onrust, a replica of the vessel Dutch explorer Adraien Block sailed into Long Island Sound and the Connecticut River in the early 1600s.
This CD is intended for K-12 teachers and educators only. It contains a colorful and informative Power Point presentation about the natural resources of the lower Connecticut River. The area was designated a wetland of international importance under the RAMSAR convention. Contact Michelle MarcAurele or download order form.