Extension

CAHNR in the news

Tina Detelj of WTNH discussed new federal funding for Connecticut aquaculture with Anoushka Concepcion, an assistant extension educator and aquaculture specialist with Connecticut Sea Grant. UConn Today spoke with Douglas Casa, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and chief operating officer of the Korey Stringer Institute, about exertional heat stroke and athlete safety. Associate […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured an interview with Chandi Witharana, an assistant research professor in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. Witharana discusses a project he is helping lead in the Eversource Energy Center to develop a drone detection system to protect electrical substations. An article in Medium mentions a study led by Gregory Panza, […]

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Professor Mark Brand of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture speaks at the second biannual UConn Native Plants & Pollinators Conference on October 3, 2019 in the Student Union Ballroom on the Storrs campus. The event had 280 attendees learning how to utilize native plants to provide the greatest value for pollinators throughout […]

CAHNR in the news

The Day wrote about a collaboration between CAHNR and the Mashantucket Pequot tribe that seeks to improve food security among the Mashantuckets, engage tribal youth, boost the economic viability of the tribe’s agricultural enterprises and educate tribal members about nutrition and health. The article quotes Shuresh Ghimire, an assistant extension educator with UConn Extension. The […]