Connecticut River Museum
Shad Stories, Museum Exhibit and School Programs
Shad Stories is a program that is developing stewardship of an environmentally and culturally important native species of the Connecticut River, the American Shad. This program enhances school curriculum and visitor experiences on this important species, and is expanding the Connecticut River Museum’s exhibits dedicated to nature. All of the projects including in the Shad Stories program promote ecological awareness of the American shad, and the role they play in the food chain, river health, and the health of the people in the Connecticut River watershed. Grant amount: $4,480.