29 November 2009

How Seagrass Helps Long Island Sound

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“’One virtue of seagrass is that it shelters juvenile finfish and shellfish that are critical links in the marine food chain,’ says Jon Kachmar, director of The Nature Conservancy’s Long Island Sound Program. ‘In turn, these species clean our water, provide us with nourishing food and support important fisheries.’”

Read more at Nature.org

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Don’t forget, a saltwater fishing license is now required to fish the marine waters of Connecticut. You can purchase one from your local bait & tackle shop, such as Newtown Bait & Tackle, or at Town/City Hall.

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Check these links for more information:

Connecticut Tourism;
Long Island Sound Resource Center;
Housatonic Valley Association;
Stratford, Connecticut;
Milford, Connecticut

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