Hurricane Season http://wshu.org en Coastal homeowners learning landscaping could help protect homes from storms http://wshu.org/post/coastal-homeowners-learning-landscaping-could-help-protect-homes-storms <p></p><p>A year after Superstorm Sandy crashed into Connecticut<wbr />'s coastline, homeowners are still rebuilding and replanting. A new project is helping them make better choices about landscaping. A website, developed by Connecticut Sea Grant with the University of Connecticut can now help those owners figure out how best to protect their homes from storms and flooding.&nbsp; It’s called the <a href="http://clear.uconn.edu/crlg/index.html">Coastal Riparian Landscaping Guide of Long Island Sound</a>.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:39:39 +0000 Jan Ellen Spiegel 7461 at http://wshu.org Coastal homeowners learning landscaping could help protect homes from storms Conn.'s trouble with seawalls http://wshu.org/post/conns-trouble-seawalls <p>As Connecticut's shoreline residents make their way through hurricane season 2013 with fingers crossed that there won't be a repeat of the last two years, many are looking for some protection for their property. Seawalls are often a first choice. But as<a href="http://www.ctmirror.org/story/2013/08/20/connecticuts-trouble-seawalls"> The Connecticut Mirror's</a> Jan Ellen Spiegel reports, even if homeowners can get them, it's not clear they'll actually help.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:50:44 +0000 Jan Ellen Spiegel 4592 at http://wshu.org Conn.'s trouble with seawalls