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New Public Input Meetings

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October 20, 2014 — The meetings will be an opportunity to come in person to learn about the Plan before the public comment period ends Nov. 8. Continue Reading

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Press Releases

Water Quality Improves in Long Island Sound

CTDEEP research assistants aboard the research vessel John Dempsey deploy a rosette sampler to collect water quality samples.Photo by Lloyd Langevin

October 9, 2014 — For the second summer in a row, concentrations of dissolved oxygen in Long Island Sound are higher than the long-term average. Continue Reading

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Events & Workshops

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A Day in the Life of the Nissequogue River 2014

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, the "A Day in the Life of the Nissequogue River 2014" event will occur along the Nissequogue River, a Long Island Sound Stewardship Area. Continue Reading

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Newsletters

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Making a Difference Issue

September 30, 2014 — The fall 2014 issue of Sound Update focuses on individuals that share a common goal of giving back to their communities and making a difference to protect and restore the Sound. Continue Reading

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Spotlight (web articles)

Innovative Ways to Improve Water Quality

Traditional methods to reduce nutrients in the Sound include upgrading sewage  treatment plants to eliminate reactive nitrogen in sewage and reducing storm water runoff that carries nutrients from fertilizer and animal waste into storm drains and tributaries. These methods reduce the amount of nutrients entering the Sound from the land. An additional method that is […] Continue Reading

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Reports

2014 Work Plan

2014 — Each year the Long Island Sound Study develops a Work Plan that outlines the work being done with EPA funds to help achieve the goals of the Study’s  Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan. The 2014 Work Plan describes  LISS  activities  planned with 2014 federal funding for Oct. 1, 2014-Sept. 30, 2015. It also highlights  projects […] Continue Reading

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Plan Update

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New Public Input Meetings

2014 — The meetings will be an opportunity to come in person to learn about the Plan before the public comment period ends Nov. 8. Continue Reading

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Fact Sheets

Partners in Protecting the Sound

This fact sheet, available as a pdf download, describes highlights of LISS-funded projects and initiatives in 2009. Partners in Protecting the Sound 2009 Highlights Continue Reading

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Fall on the River

October 2014 — An early fall view of the Eightmile River, a tributary of the Connecticut River, in Lyme, CT. Continue Reading

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