Connecticut Sea Grant, the Department of Extension, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut, and the NOAA Milford Lab invite applications for a Regional Aquaculture Liaison Assistant Extension Educator.
Gov. Lamont joined legislators, state officials, agricultural advocates and business representatives for a bill signing ceremony to commemorate the enactment of legislation implementing policies that will support continued growth of Connecticut’s shellfish industry.
The Spring-Summer 2021 issue of Wrack Lines examines actions that grew from different crises, from the pandemic to sea level rise to the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster.
CT Sea Grant worked with partners to build an interactive digital viewer to aid shellfish restoration work. The Connecticut Shellfish Restoration Story Map fills a critical gap needed to determine the areas where restoration efforts are most likely to succeed.
A new research funding opportunity to improve understanding of offshore renewable energy interactions with fishing and coastal communities to optimize ocean co-use is announced by 7 Sea Grant programs, NOAA Fisheries and the Dept. of Energy.
Connecticut Sea Grant Aquaculture Extension Specialist Tessa Getchis will receive a 2021 UConn-AAUP Service Excellence Award. The awards have been given annually since 1997 in six categories, and this year focused specifically on responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
While the pandemic curtailed many favorite activities, recreational shellfishing remained popular and even surged in many shoreline towns last year. Stories of strong interest in shellfishing along with pandemic challenges were heard at the Feb. 13 Annual Meeting of Shellfish Commissions.
Eight research projects that will examine various facets of the water chemistry and habitat quality of Long Island Sound and potentially yield more effective management decisions have been awarded more than $2.8 million in federal funding through the Long Island Sound Study Research Grant Program.
Connecticut Sea Grant’s Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report is now available. With photos, graphics and summaries of many of our projects and initiatives, it’s a great way to get a quick overview of our programs.
Learn about the COVID-19 rapid response that Sea Grant programs throughout the North Atlantic region, including CT Sea Grant, have provided to shellfish aquaculture businesses in these two documents.