Sea Grant

The Connecticut Sea Grant Extension office is located at the UConn Avery Point Campus in Groton. Our Sea Grant program offers Extension educational outreach related to healthy coastal ecosystems, environmental literacy, resilient communities, aquaculture and fisheries, and other areas. Learn more about the programs offered at

Sea Grant & Marine Sciences Building

University of Connecticut – Avery Point
Marine Science Building 1080 Shennecossett Road
Groton, Connecticut 06340


List of People
Deborah AbibouDeborah AbibouSustainable and Resilient Community Assistant Extension Educator
Nancy.BalcomNancy BalcomCenter Coordinator, Seafood Safety, Fisheries Senior Extension Educator
Juliana BarrettJuliana BarrettCoastal Habitats Extension Educator Emerita
Anoushka ConcepcionAquaculture Associate Extension Educator
Margaret CozensMargaret CozensVisiting Assistant Extension Educator – Long Island Sound Study (LISS) Outreach Coordinator
Tessa GetchisAquaculture Senior Extension Educator
Michael GilmanMichael GilmanAquaculture Workforce Development and Shell Recycling Coordination
Zach GordonZachary GordonRegional Aquaculture Liaison Assistant Extension Educator
Owen PlacidoOwen PlacidoVisiting Assistant Extension Educator - Nature-Based Approaches to Resilience
Sarah SchechterSarah SchechterAsst. Extension Educator-Sustainable & Resilient Communities