UConn Today featured a video and article about the work of UConn Extension Educators Tessa Getchis and Anoushka Concepcion to promote Connecticut’s growing aquaculture industry. Getchis and Concepcion are extension specialists in Connecticut Sea Grant.
Deb Cohen, CTVisit.com ambassador and founder of the The Front Door Project, recently wrote about her experience exploring the Connecticut Barns Trail. Established by the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, the route features scenic and historic barns in the state. UConn is one of the featured stops.
Morning Ag Clips reported that the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (CVMDL) is on the frontline of tick testing. The CVMDL, part of the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, offers a variety of tick testing services and other diagnostic services.
The Middletown Press announced Charles Tracy as the new coordinator and Ryan Faulkner as the new project specialist of the Connecticut Trail Census Program. The Connecticut Trail Census is an innovative statewide volunteer-based data collection and education program that encourages data informed decision-making and promotes active citizen participation in multi-use trail monitoring and advocacy. The program was developed as a partnership program between UConn, the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments, the Connecticut Greenways Council and local trail advocacy organizations.