A group of UConn faculty that includes Neag School associate professors David Moss and Todd Campbell has received nearly $3 million in funding from the National Science Foundation’s Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL), a program that seeks to enhance learning in informal environments as well as to broaden access to and engagement in STEM learning opportunities.
Despite our best intentions, sometimes things don’t go as planned. As part of its commitment to reducing stormwater impacts to our local streams, UConn installed a rain garden at Mansfield Apartments in 2010. Unfortunately, it was not maintained and the garden failed.
It was a muggy and overcast Thursday morning as John Volinled me through patches of tall milkweed and wild raspberries…
On Thursday, June 9, 2016, representatives from The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Aris Land Studio, The National Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) at the University of Connecticut (UConn), Southern Connecticut Gas (SCG) and The United Illuminating Company (UI), all contributing partners in the Soak up the Rain initiative, gathered at the Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Bridgeport to honor Harding High School student Amanda Hernandez with a scholarship to attend the 2016-2017 NRCA program.
A scholarship awarded by the Salisbury Association Land Trust, partnering with UCONN and Trout Unlimited, enabled HVRHS students Noah Watson and Grace Herde to participate in the University of Connecticut’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy, followed by community service on the Salmon Kill stream in Salisbury.