Talks, Workshops & Training Sessions

We will be holding a number of informational and/or training sessions up and down the coast of Connecticut. These informational/training sessions will give a brief history of Project Limulus and an overview of our research as well as training volunteers as to how to conduct spawning surveys and tag horseshoe crabs according to USFWS spawning survey and tagging protocols. We will also be signing up anyone interested in volunteering to help with the project. 

Please note that due to weather and other circumstances the times/locations listed below may change and/or be canceled. We will do our best to update them as fast as possible, that said, please be sure to check back here 1-2 days before your session to double check the time/location.

To register for an information session, email

July 2017

Climate Science and Education Profession Development Workshop

Tuesday, July 11 - Thursday, July 13, 2017
Climate Science & Education Professional Development Workshop
University of Connecticut Avery Point Campus, Groton CT

A professional development workshop for formal and informal educators who wish to:

  • Increase their knowledge of climate science, and resilience strategies;
  • Learn about climate impacts and adaptations in the northeastern US;
  • Translate climate science and resilience to the classroom and/or informal education settings.

To register for the workshop you must fully complete the online form and send a check or purchase order to: Connecticut Sea Grant - Climate Workshop, 1080 Shennecossett Rd, Groton, CT 06340.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

8:30-9AM: Registration (Marine Sciences Building; Foyer of Room 103)

9AM-12PM: Welcome/Overview

  • Education Connections: NGSS Connections to Resilience and Climate Molly Harrison, Kottie Christie-Blick, Diana Payne
  • Keynote: Jennifer Mattei, Sacred Heart University, “Stratford Point Living Shoreline: Restoring Coastal Habitats to Maintain Resiliency and Function”

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