IN THE NEWS
GROUP PULLING OLD LOBSTER TRAPS FROM LONG ISLAND SOUND
Tina Detelj - WTNH
October 25, 2023
NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH) — When the lobster die-off happened starting in the late 90s, lobstermen say their livelihood was devastated.
Over the years, some of the lobster traps were abandoned, while others were lost. Now, there is a big effort to recover those traps and clean up the Long Island Sound.
BROWNSTONE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL STUDENTS FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT PROJECT O
Brownstone Intermediate School students and teachers created a video sharing what they're favorite parts of coming to Project O are. We love what we do and loved watching this video! Watch their video in the link below.
GROTON'S PROJECT OCEANOLOGY RECEIVES $950,000 FROM OFFSHORE WIND PARTNERS
Greg Smith - The Day
June 17, 2021
Groton — Offshore wind partners Ørsted and Eversource continued to make good on promises of local partnerships Thursday, with an award of $950,000 to Groton-based Project Oceanology.
The money is aimed at enhancing and expanding the marine science nonprofit’s STEM-based programming for kindergarten through 12th grade, with a focus on climate change, sustainability, energy generation and offshore wind.
Sean D. Elliot/The Day
'SAFETY IS DEFINITELY THE PRIORITY': HOW LOCAL CAMPS WILL LOOK DIFFERENT THIS SUMMER
Sarah Cody - WTNH
May 31, 2021
(WTNH) — “The one thing Project O always does is get kids out on the water in our boats, and that will be the same,” says Debbie Sayer, Camp Director at Project Oceanology in Groton.
Like many summer programs, the organization’s day and overnight camps are back in-person with some modifications.
“We are encouraging students to bring vaccination cards for those who are eligible for that,” says Sayer. “Also, we’ll require a negative Covid test within 72 hours of camp for the residential camps.”......
20 TOWNS: PROJECT OCEANOLOGY, SUNSET CRUISES AVAILABLE AT AVERY POINT IN GROTON
Roger Susanin - WFSB
May 25, 2021
GROTON, CT (WFSB) – The coastal city of Groton is filled with beautiful places and smiling faces. Avery Point is one of the most majestic spots in the submarine capital of the world. There is nothing that compares with the view of Avery Point in Groton. Project Oceanology is a Groton-based non-profit dedicated to educating the public about marine sciences.
“It’s a critical environment. The more people are aware of it and how important it is to our everyday life, I think the more valuable for everybody,” said Captain Ian Morrison.......
SEAL WATCHING TOUR IN CONNECTICUT!
WFSB Better Connecticut
March 14, 2019
"Scot went on a seal watching tour on the Long Island Sound! He went with the non-profit organization, Project Oceanology and was wowed at what he experienced!"
STUDENTS TEST THE WATERS OF MARINE TECHNOLOGY AT 'MAKERFAIRE'
Kimberly Drelich - The Day
Sept. 29, 2018
"Groton — On board a Project Oceanology vessel off Bluff Point on Saturday, a group of of students in blue and yellow life jackets clustered around a control panel to lower a small, remotely operated vehicle further into the water.
The students monitored the progress of the vehicle, powered by motors and equipped with a video camera, on a screen attached to the control panel......."