Project partners including CT Sea Grant and congressional delegation members applaud designation of “living laboratory” that will protect habitat and provide expanded research, education and stewardship opportunities.
“Discovery, Rediscovery and Rebirth” is the theme for the Fall-Winter 2021-2022 issue of Wrack Lines, now available in print and online. Articles tell the stories of the CT National Estuarine Research Reserve, research into seaweed problems in Little Narragansett Bay, and the Peabody Museum’s transformation.
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.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced on June 3 that he is leading an effort to secure $100 million over four years in federal funding for a multistate effort to control hydrilla in the Connecticut River watershed.
Learn about the threat facing the Connecticut River from hydrilla, a troublesome, invasive aquatic plant, in this new video.
In this video, Lindsey Kollmer, CT Sea Grant and UConn Extension summer intern, interviews Jim Straub, member of the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel, about water chestnut and hydrilla management in Massachusetts.
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 basics of European water chestnut: What is it? Why is it bad? How can you help?
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.