Environment

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Conservation Training Partnerships Program was selected as the recipient of a 2018 DataHaven Innovation Award (Data in Education Award – University and Graduate Level). The awards, presented by Liberty Bank Foundation, were designed to highlight the creativity and ingenuity of individuals and groups who employ data to make Connecticut a better place. Team members […]

Study assesses effects of oil spills and dispersants on oysters

On April 10, 2010, the oil drilling rig Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers. According to the EPA, it was the largest spill in the history of marine oil drilling operations, where over a period of several months, more than two hundred million gallons of oil flowed into […]

Image of the week

NRCA’s Conservation Training Partnerships program received the 2018 DataHaven Innovation Award for engaging community partnerships of adults and teens in using a variety of open source data to address conservation issues throughout the the state. Photo by Harold Shapiro. @ctdata @UConnNRE @UConnCLEAR pic.twitter.com/4JlKDR1GdZ — NRC Academy (@NRCAUCONN) November 19, 2018

CAHNR in the news

Medicine news line reported that high school students picked less water, whole fruit and milk when fruit juice was available as part of a school meal program. Postdoctoral Research Associate Rebecca Boehm, lead author of the study, was quoted in the article. She is part of agricultural and resource economics. See also UConn Today. UConn […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

At eXtension’s recent Impact Collaborative Summit in Indianapolis, a National Pesticide Safety Education Center (NPSEC) team won an award in the most fundable project or program category. This has earned the team recognition and a strategic partnership with the eXtension Partner Development Team. The NPSEC team is comprised of staff and Pesticide Safety Education Program […]