Connecticut

Federal funds will support CTSG’s sustained focus on aquaculture

Connecticut Sea Grant has been awarded two federal grants to continue initiatives to advance aquaculture, one focusing on creating new shellfish aquaculture information tools and the other on the National Seaweed Hub’s efforts to support the growth of the seaweed industry.

CTSG arts support awards program for artists

CTSG through its competitive funding program the Arts Support Awards Program, will award up to $1,000 to an artist or group of artists. The winning submission will be selected on the basis of aesthetic quality, relevance to coastal and marine environments and Connecticut Sea Grant themes, as well as its potential impact on non-traditional audiences. Submission deadline is May 15, 2023.

CTSG fellow to study how behavior shaped in response to climate impacts

Like it or not, climate change is impacting everyone, with effects ranging from subtle to profound. As the CTSG Marine and Coastal Economics fellow, Samjhana Koirala will research key questions about how income, education and other factors influence how people respond.

CT Blue Heritage Trail launched with installation of 8 signs

The Blue Heritage Trail, a collaborative initiative developed by UConn Maritime Studies faculty and students with guidance and support from the Blue Heritage Trail Advisory Committee, has launched with the installation of eight informational signs at key sites in southeastern Connecticut.

CT NERR celebrated as place ‘where the magic happens’

Tidal marshes, sea grass meadows, barrier beaches and coastal forests are just some of the habitats in the federally designated reserve of Southeastern Connecticut lands and waterways that will open a wealth of opportunities for public access, hands-on environmental education, research and stewardship.