The contrasting conditions in this short wooded stretch at Hammonasset Beach State Park may be easy for beachgoers to overlook, but Mary Schoell has given it countless hours of attention over the past two years.
Journey from the labs, classrooms and art studios of UConn to a threatened Caribbean island to the waters of Long Island Sound in the Spring-Summer 2020 issue of Wrack Lines.
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.
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.
Listen and learn about sustainable gardening in “Gardening for Good,” the new monthly radio show in iWCRV hosted by Judy Preston,
Connecticut Sea Grant is encouraging teachers and parents to check out the many online educational resources available that can be used for virtual and at-home lessons about Long Island Sound and the larger marine environment.
Beachcombing along the Connecticut coast can be a fun and healthy educational activity for families eager to get out outdoors while the COVID-19 virus keeps children home from school.
Connecticut Sea Grant and New York Sea Grant announce the Long Island Sound Study extra-mural research program.
The March 26 symposium, “The Birds and The Bees: What Your Mother Didn’t Tell You,” sponsored by the Rockfall Foundation and Connecticut Sea Grant, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus.
Connecticut-grown kelp is a little like an unopened packet of summer squash seeds left on a shelf after planting season has passed. While its potential to become a mainstay of restaurant and home-cooked meals has been promoted in recent years by growers, the media, and others, the reality hasn’t caught up. But a newly published guide could help change that.