Explore the 33 Stewardship Areas along the coast of Long Island Sound.
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LISS’s environmental indicators track measures that show the health of Long Island Sound.
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Joseph Sanchez's first canoe trip at the restored Shoelace Park in the South Bronx.
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Ask Dr. K
Dr. K, aka Jason Krumholz, a marine scientist with
the Long Island Sound Study, breaks down the
common myths about nitrogen pollution. Read about
it in the Ask Dr. K blog.
NY Sea Grant Seeks Teachers to Become Long Island Sound Mentor Teachers - NY Sea Grant seeks teachers to become Long Island Sound Mentor Teachers for the October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016 time period. Continue Reading
Sea Grant Programs and US EPA Long Island Sound Study Award $843,424 for Long Island Sound Research - The researchers will examine nutrient cycling and the impacts of nitrogen pollution on water quality in Long Island Sound. Continue Reading
Long Island Sound Futures Fund Technical Grant Workshops - The Long Island Sound Futures Fund will be holding technical assistance workshops CT and NY, and a webinar in March. Continue Reading
Please register. A challenging all-day walk that will ‘Walk the Watershed’ from Union Turnpike to Fort Totten Walkers may join us for the entire walk (9 AM to 4 PM) or may join and exit[...]Continue Reading
SANCTUARY VOLUNTEER WORKDAY – Join the Read Sanctuary Volunteer Corps as it works to improve the sanctuary. Help remove invasive plants, do trail maintenance, pick up trash from the beach, and clear debris from the[...]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
Join land steward David Gumbart of The Nature Conservancy’s Connecticut Chapter on an approximately 1-mile guided hike of Old Black Point Beach and adjacent Pattagansett Marsh. The beach and marsh are part of 33 Long[...]Continue Reading
Please RSVP A unique opportunity to access Griswold Point, a dynamic sand spit at the mouth of the Connecticut River, part of the world class Connecticut River estuary and a Long Island Sound Stewardship[...]Continue Reading
Registration is required. 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[...]Continue Reading
Pre-registration is appreciated Join Connecticut Sea Grant Extension Educator Tessa Getchis to explore the shellfish resources of the Poquonock River at Bluff Point State Park. We will learn about the lifecycle of native shellfish, the[...]Continue Reading
Nature Scavenger Hunt: Test your observation skills and see how many natural objects you can find on the list, then with each item found uncover interesting facts related to the item. This free event is[...]Continue Reading
Join The WaterFront Center for Bay Day. There will be a touch tank, FREE Christeen sails, and FREE Sonar Sails. There will be face painting, pirates, and other fun craft activities. Sails on the Christeen and[...]Continue Reading
About the Study
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