CT Develops “Blue Plan” for Long Island Sound

One species that will benefit from the new plan for Long Island Sound is the American Lobster. (Long Island Sound Resource Center)
One species that will benefit from the new plan for Long Island Sound is the American Lobster. (Long Island Sound Resource Center)

Connecticut has caught up with its neighbors in Massachusetts and Rhode Island and recently enacted a program of marine spatial planning for Long Island Sound, according to an article on EcoRI.org.

This “Blue Plan” establishes a process by which Connecticut will develop an inventory of Long Island Sound’s natural resources and uses and, ultimately, a spatial plan to guide future use of its waters and submerged lands.

Read about Connecticut’s “Blue Plan” for Long Island Sound.