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Long Island Sound Study Science Research RFP Released - The Connecticut and New York Sea Grant Programs announce the Long Island Sound Study extra-mural research program. Continue Reading
New Study Documents Wetland Loss along Long Island Sound - Nearly a third of the wetlands along Long Island Sound have disappeared since the 1880s, representing a serious loss of this vital resource for coastal communities and for fish and wildlife. Continue Reading
Registration for the Historic 25th Annual Long Island Sound Citizens Summit is now open! The Summit will be held on Friday, June 3rd at Stony Brook University’s Student Activities Center. The 25th Annual Long Island[...]Continue Reading
Enjoy a 3.75 mile hike on interim Trail system of the 1000 acre state forest, led by Chris Cryder. Please wear appropriate attire, and bring some water and snacks. Leader(s): Jonathan Paradis, Chris Cryder[...]Continue Reading
Make a difference and join us at the Dodge Paddock and Beal Preserve in Stonington Borough as we begin our second year of plantings on this unique marshland! This event is open to families of[...]Continue Reading
Join the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Norwalk Seaport Association for a volunteer day to clean and rehabilitate the Sheffield Island nature trail. Volunteers will take a FREE ferry ride to Sheffield Island[...]Continue Reading
8:30 – 9:30am Bird Walk Event Summary: A Bird Walk around Sherwood Island, led by Bird Photographer, A.J. Hand. Meet him at the Nature Center, then explore the varied habitat and spot species of birds attracted to[...]Continue Reading
Birding: Hawk Watch New York City Park Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. To enhance your experience, we encourage you to bring binoculars and field[...]Continue Reading
Join the Caumsett Foundation to learn about the grassland restoration project and the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly while participating in an invasive weed pull in the restoration area. Bring garden gloves and wear a long-sleeved shirt[...]Continue Reading
Volunteer Workday. Join the Edith G. Read Sanctuary Volunteer Corps as they work to improve the sanctuary. Help remove invasive plants, do trail maintenance, pick up trash from the beach, and clear debris from the salt marsh.[...]Continue Reading
Sunset Beach Trail Walk. Bring binoculars if you have them and enjoy a walk lead by naturalist Molly Hastings. We will make stops along the walk to enjoy special features at West Meadow Beach. Bring[...]Continue Reading
This will be a relaxing and educational amble with stops to explore whatever the woods and wetlands offer. We will also talk about the larger context of this small open space parcel, positioned in such[...]Continue Reading
Join The WaterFront Center for Bay Day. There will be a touch tank, FREE Christeen sails, FREE sonar sails, and FREE kayak rentals. There will be face painting, crafts, pirates, and other cool activities. Sails[...]Continue Reading
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The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) is a cooperative effort involving researchers, regulators, user groups and other concerned organizations and individuals. These people are working together to protect and improve the health of the Sound. Learn more