An opening reception for two concurrent exhibits will take place on Nov. 9 at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, The exhibits, which will be on display until Dec. 10, feature two CTSG-supported artists, along with others.
In an appearance in New London on Aug. 18, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal called for the federal government to phase out the purchase of single-use plastic items, like bottles, straws, wrappers and take-out containers, and microplastics.
Contaminants of emerging concern are increasingly detected in surface water and groundwater, posing risks to drinking water and aquatic life. Since 2020, Sea Grant has been building its CEC-focused research portfolio and supporting projects that serve locally-derived information needs.
Lisanne Winslow extended her trash grabber into a thicket of tall reeds to extract a partially concealed plastic soda bottle. She was one of 17 volunteers who helped rid a popular coastal walkway and adjoining nature preserve of as much trash as they could collect on a sunny morning on Aug. 12.
Now in its seventh year, the #DontTrashLISound campaign will kick off August 12 with a cleanup of the Long Wharf area led by Connecticut Sea Grant and Save the Sound.
Fish, shellfish, insect, water and sediment samples from urban coastal areas from the Chesapeake Bay to Northern New England will be analyzed for the presence of potentially harmful chemicals in four research projects commissioned by a partnership of the CT, NH and NC Sea Grant programs.
In its first Connecticut Cleanup Report, Save the Sound showcases its annual cleanup efforts , which have been made possible by thousands of dedicated volunteers and long-standing corporate sponsors.
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 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.
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.