Long Island Sound water quality, salt marsh and public beach characteristics will be examined by marine and social scientists in nine research projects awarded funding by the Connecticut and New York Sea Grant programs and the EPA’s Long Island Sound Study.
Two new projects add to Sea Grant’s involvement in CECs
Two new projects aim to enhance research and monitoring efforts for CECs in the second round of funding for CECs projects, following the first round in which the CT-NH-NC Sea Grant project was chosen.
Read articles about CECs project, PFAS in Wrack Lines magazine
The Fall-Winter 2022-2023 issue of Wrack Lines magazine includes articles about the Contaminants of Emerging Concern project and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances called PFAS.
Issue explores offshore wind, art, forest projects & more
The Fall-Winter 2022-2023 issue of Wrack Lines is filled with articles and images telling stories around the theme of “Looking Ahead: people and projects shaping the future.”
3 CTSG-supported artists show works at Avery Point gallery
Three artists who received Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards are showing their works at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery at the UConn Avery Point campus through Dec. 11.
2022 arts award program sees highest number of awardees
Three artists using different mediums and techniques to raise awareness about coastal assets and concerns have been chosen for 2022 CTSG Arts Support Awards, more than any year since the program began in 2010.
Call for proposals issued for CECs research projects
The CECs project announces a request for proposals (RFP) for a regional research competition focused on Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs), focused on the Atlantic Coast. Proposals are encouraged for projects of up to 18 months requesting up to $150,000. Letters of intent are due by Sept. 23, 2022.
A cleaner city park means a cleaner Long Island Sound
Eighty-four pounds worth of the debris of modern civilization that would have polluted Long Island Sound instead ended up in trash bags on Aug. 15, when a small crew from CT Sea Grant and Save the Sound partnered on a two-hour cleanup at Seaside Park in Bridgeport.
Order phases out single-use plastics on public lands, waters
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on June 8 issued an order to reduce the procurement, sale and distribution of single-use plastic products and packaging with a goal of phasing out single-use plastic products on Department-managed lands by 2032.
Webinar: Defining a role for Sea Grant engagement in CECs
Slides from the May 19 national webinar on the Sea Grant Emerging Contaminants Project: Initial National Framework are available here.