Sea Grant

Federal funds will support CTSG’s sustained focus on aquaculture

Connecticut Sea Grant has been awarded two federal grants to continue initiatives to advance aquaculture, one focusing on creating new shellfish aquaculture information tools and the other on the National Seaweed Hub’s efforts to support the growth of the seaweed industry.

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.

CTSG arts support awards program for artists

CTSG through its competitive funding program the Arts Support Awards Program, will award up to $1,000 to an artist or group of artists. The winning submission will be selected on the basis of aesthetic quality, relevance to coastal and marine environments and Connecticut Sea Grant themes, as well as its potential impact on non-traditional audiences. Submission deadline is May 15, 2023.

CTSG fellow to study how behavior shaped in response to climate impacts

Like it or not, climate change is impacting everyone, with effects ranging from subtle to profound. As the CTSG Marine and Coastal Economics fellow, Samjhana Koirala will research key questions about how income, education and other factors influence how people respond.

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.