Improving Long Island Sound's water quality helps sustain one of the region's most beautiful resources. Learn more about water quality
Tidal wetlands are one of 12 habitats being restored through the LISS Habitat Restoration Initiative. Learn more about habitats
The Long Island Sound Futures Fund helps fund watershed groups to protect habitats and improve water quality in tributaries of Long Island Sound. Learn more about watersheds
The goals of the Long Island Sound Stewardship Initiative are to conserve natural areas, increase access to the Sound, and plan for multiple uses. Learn more about the LISS
From beach cleanups to monitoring tagged horsehoe crabs, you can volunteer to help restore and protect the Sound.
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
Our report on the health of Long Island Sound, from water quality to fish populations, with special features on climate change, audio reports on projects to improve the Sound, and what you can do to protect the Sound.
Alewife Monitoring Training Sessions in Long Island this March — Upcoming Alewife Monitoring Training Sessions will teach volunteers how to conduct alewife monitoring in Long Island. Continue Reading
NY Sea Grant Seeks Teachers to Become Long Island Sound Mentor Teachers — NY Sea Grant is accepting applications for mentor teachers for this year’s Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher program in New York. Applications are due on March 3, 2014. Continue Reading
Oyster Series at the Bruce Museum — Below is information on a series of events in February and March coinciding with the exhibit, Oysters, Pearls of Long Island Sound, at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich. Sunday, February 2, 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center: Oyster Fishing Family Day Location: Seaside Center, Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich. Held […] Continue Reading
Survey Finds that Eelgrass in LIS is Increasing — Stamford, CT (December 11, 2013) — Between 2009 and 2012, eelgrass, an underwater plant that forms meadows that are ecologically important for fish and shellfish, increased by 4.5 percent in Long Island Sound, according to a recently released report by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The USFWS National Wetlands Inventory Program assessed 2012 […] Continue Reading
LISS Announces Publication of New Science Book Synthesizing Decades of Long Island Sound Research — A new book provides the most comprehensive review and synthesis of scientific research of the Long Island Sound in 35 years. Continue Reading