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Success NOT guaranteed for unique Stratford reef project

These giant concrete balls, called Reef Balls, will help manage the erosion in Stratford. In the foreground, damage dune is apparent.

An artificial reef project that uses huge concrete objects called Reef Balls is an attempt to stop erosion on the shoreline in Stratford. The problem is, no one is sure whether the experiment — a first for Connecticut — will work. Continue Reading →

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New analysis pinpoints change on Connecticut’s Long Island shoreline

William Chadwick's 1915 painting, “Bathers at Griswold Beach”

Data from Connecticut’s shoreline from as far back as 1880 shows for the first time how, where, how much and how fast the shoreline has changed — mostly receding — in the last 130 years. Continue Reading →

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