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44th Annual Norwalk Oyster Festival

South Norwalk, CT September 9 - September 11

Three days of fun, food, and dazzling free entertainment on multiple stages, plus a myriad of special events for families and friends, from nine to ninety marks just some of the activities planned for the 2022 Norwalk Oyster Festival hosted by the Norwalk Seaport Association at the 35-acre Veteran's Memorial Park… SEE MORE

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Kayaking 101: Essential Tips for Beginners

8/19/2022 by Editor

By Nina. Kayaking is a great sport for any beginner to learn. Like cycling, it’s relatively simple to pick up. Within a few hours you’ll be paddling along happily. There are so many different types of kayaking – from flatwater kayaking to sea kayaking and whitewater kayaking. Whether you want… SEE MORE

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Eat Your Catch, And Have It Too: Gyotaku

8/18/2022 by Editor

By US Harbors. While you are out fishing, do you sometimes encounter an unusual fish that you've never seen before? Do you forget to bring a camera to record your catch? Would you like to have beautiful fish prints to frame and hang in your kitchen, or give to friends?… SEE MORE

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Extreme Heat Uncovers Lost Villages, Ancient Ruins and Shipwrecks

8/17/2022 by Editor

By Kevin Simauchi. In an eerie twist, volatile weather and heat-induced drought are unearthing glimpses of lost archaeological treasures and forgotten history. Extreme heat this year has triggered wildfires, drought and melting glaciers. Less expectedly, it’s also revealed some weird and dark things about our past—shipwrecks, corpses, ghost villages, ornamental… SEE MORE

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Protecting Coastal Louisiana's Way of Life

8/17/2022 by Editor

By Domonique Tolliver. Fishing is in Lance Nacio’s DNA. When his great-grandfather came to the U.S., he settled in a fishing community called Manilla Village and made a living working the waterways around the village. While Lance Nacio’s father worked in the oil and gas industry, he also hunted and… SEE MORE