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Events & Things to Do in Connecticut Filter

Mystic Seaport Museum Pirate Days

Mystic, CT April 14 - April 15

Avast, me hearties, join Mystic Seaport Museum for Pirate Days on April 14-15, a treasure trove of outdoor fun for the whole family! Grab your pirate map and put those navigation skills to the test to find the secret loot. Pirate lads and lasses of all ages will love our… SEE MORE

Mystic River Jam Festival

Mystic, CT June 25 @ 6:00 PM - June 26 @ 10:00 PM

River Jam is a local music festival at Mystic Shipyard (100 Essex Street, Mystic, CT), from June 25-26, showcasing music from rock to reggae, blues to country - while supporting two great charities! Tickets for Friday are $10; Tickets for Saturday are $15, or get a weekend pass for $20.… SEE MORE

Latest News for Connecticut Filter

Overwash of Cape Lookout National Seashore by large storm waves, North Carolina.

Habitat Restoration Projects Offer Protection from Flooding

4/9/2021 by US Harbors

Habitats like tidal marshes, coral reefs, and seagrass beds serve as natural infrastructure that can help protect our coastal communities from flooding, erosion, and storms. NOAA Fisheries works to restore habitat for coastal and marine species, and many of our restoration projects provide natural infrastructure benefits as well. Two NOAA Fisheries-supported habitat… SEE MORE

Right Whale Festival 2019

New Slow Zone East of Boston to Protect Right Whales

3/31/2021 by US Harbors

NOAA Fisheries announces a new voluntary right whale Slow Zone. On March 26, 2021, the Stellwagen Slocum Glider acoustically detected the presence of right whales. The whale detections were observed east of Boston, Massachusetts. The  Boston Slow Zone is in effect through April 10, 2021. Mariners are requested to route around this area or transit through it at… SEE MORE

US Harbors' Annual "Best Harbor in the U.S." Contest

Voting Begins in Search for 2021's "Best Harbor" in the U.S.

3/30/2021 by US Harbors

On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 voting begins in our 3rd annual “Best Harbor in the U.S.” contest! Participation is free and open to everyone. Vote for your harbor at: https://www.usharbors.com/best-harbor/ The purpose of the contest is to promote the strength and vitality of coastal communities: the winning harbors have been… SEE MORE

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How to Fold Nautical Charts in 7 Easy Steps

3/29/2021 by US Harbors

By OceanGrafix. When you get your nautical charts, you may be surprised by how large they are. To make them easy to use and store, you will need to fold your charts and know how to fold them back after use. For the best results, you’ll use an accordion fold,… SEE MORE

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