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Great blue heron standing among lily pads by a pond

Alliance for Mystic River Watershed & The University of Connecticut Climate Corps

Over this past spring, Alliance for Mystic River Watershed collaborated with three students from The University of Connecticut’s Climate Corps to complete climate change-related projects in Mystic. The projects were as follows: a Mystic River watershed assessment that identifies the relationship between land use and water quality; a new app that gathers qualitative data about the environment from locals; and a study on local Mystic businesses’ needs that helped launch the Resilient Business Consortium. The students’ outstanding work is an excellent example of young conservationists getting involved in environmental projects to make a difference in their communities through university and nonprofit partnerships…

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Photo Credit: Great Blue Heron (Lindsay Pettinicchi)