The USDA is making approximately $530 million available to assist U.S. fishermen through the Seafood Trade Relief Program. This program is being funded by the Commodity Credit Corporation and administered by the Farm Service Agency.
Two artists using different mediums have been awarded 2020 Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards to create works conveying messages about human connections to the sea and the threats it faces.
Abandoned boats, broken lobster traps, discarded tires and all types of other trash aren’t just eyesores on Long Island Sound’s beaches, coves and channels. They’re also hazards to wildlife that can impede navigation and threaten human safety and health.
Attention aquaculture industry members: there is a free webinar at 2 p.m. April 6 about the U.S. Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program.
Due to disruptions related to the COVID-19 virus, the deadline for the new Connecticut Sea Grant undergraduate research fellowship opportunity for summer 2020 has been extended to March 31.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus.
Connecticut Sea Grant (CTSG) and New York Sea Grant (NYSG) jointly administer the Long Island Sound Study (LISS) extra-mural research program.
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney is once again leading the charge in the House of Representatives to ensure strong support for the Sea Grant Program in the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget.
The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (CT DECD) Office of the Arts is partnering with Connecticut Sea Grant to enhance our Arts Support Awards Program, increasing the overall amount of funds available to $1,500. One or more awards will be made to an artist or group of artists through this competitive funding program.
The Connecticut Sea Grant College Program has issued its call for preliminary proposals for the 2020-2022 Omnibus Funding Cycle for the funding period of Feb. 1, 2020 to Jan. 31, 2022. CTSG supports applied research in both natural and social sciences, education, and outreach activities to achieve healthy coastal and marine ecosystems and consequent public benefits, focusing on Connecticut, Long Island Sound and its watershed.