Foundations of Shellfish Farming is a training course for new and prospective farmers and those who simply seek to learn more about aquaculture practices and techniques. It will meet on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. from Jan. 16 to April 2 at UConn Avery Point. Financial aid is available.
Learn about the inspiring journey of a mini sailboat, lessons from beaches and school aquariums and the unique geology of the Connecticut shoreline in the new Wrack Lines magazine. More good reading can be found in articles about the ocean literacy campaign and ocean identity research.
The public is invited to a book launch and author talk on “Connecticut’s Sandy Shores: An Introduction to the Geology, Plants and Animals” at 4 p.m. on Nov. 29 in Room 103 of the Lowell P. Weicker Jr. Building at UConn Avery Point.
The 2024 “Foundations of Shellfish Farming” course will be offered at the UConn Avery Point campus over 12 weeks starting Jan. 16. The classes will meet on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. through April 2 in Room 312 of the Lowell P. Weicker Jr. Building. Registration is open and financial aid is available.
Interested in joining like-minded educators in protecting the Long Island Sound watershed and inspiring the next generation of stewards? Become part of the Long Island Sound (LIS) School network and make a commitment to the protection and conservation of local watersheds, LIS and our one global ocean.
Plant-based alternatives to meat, milk and other foods derived from animal products are the fastest growing sector of the food industry, as more consumers identify as “flexitarians” who want to eat in a healthier, more environmentally friendly way.
The Long Island Sound Community Impact Fund RFA is available and released on Sept. 27. The purpose of LISCIF is to provide technical and financial assistance to environmental justice communities to address environmental issues and improve the quality and accessibility of the LIS.
“In a Cleaner Norwalk Harbor, Birds and Fish Return, as the Challenges of Climate Change Loom,” in Wrack Lines magazine, Vol. 18, No. 2.
Three new extension educators have joined Connecticut Sea Grant and UConn Extension this summer, charged with different facets of outreach and partnership with communities and residents to enhance resilience, stewardship and appreciation of Long Island Sound and its watershed.
CT Sea Grant and partner organizations hosted free virtual workshops on resilience fundamentals related to our region in September. A video of the workshops is now available.