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.
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 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.
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.
“Rethinking Relationships…with the places we love” is the theme for the Fall-Winter 2019-20 issue of Wrack Lines magazine.
The wide diversity of habitats is a key feature of the area of the southeastern Connecticut shoreline designated to be part of what could become Connecticut’s only National Estuarine Research Reserve,
After considering four sites in Long Island Sound, the group has agreed to propose that a hybrid site comprised of areas in the lower Connecticut River and Bluff Point State Park in Groton be nominated as a NERR site.