Biologists Receive Grant to Restore Stratford Point, CT

Stratford Point Beach. Photo/Connecticut Audubon Society

CT Environmental Headlines: Dr. Mark Beekey and Dr. Jennifer Mattei of Sacred Heart University’s Biology Department and the Environmental Systems Analysis and Management Graduate Program (ESAM), along with Dr. Twan Leenders, Conservation Biologist with the Connecticut Audubon Society, are the recipients of a $54,854 grant from the Long Island Sound Futures Fund and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Dr. Twan Leenders, CT Audubon Society; Dr. Mark Beekey of Sacred Heart University, Jenny Gazerro, ESAM graduate student; with Robert Martinez, President of CT Audubon Society. Photo/Tracy Deer-Mirek, Sacred Heart University.

The grant, which was announced by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Long Island Sound Study at a ceremony at the Peabody Museum in New Haven on Friday, will be used to develop a plan to restore coastal habitat at Stratford Point.

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