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2015 Futures Fund Grant Program Announced

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March 19, 2015 — NFWF has announced that the Long Island Sound Futures Fund 2015 Request for Proposals (RFP) is now available. Continue Reading

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Press Releases

$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

Grantees and sate and local officials surround a ceremonial check at the Port Jefferson Village Center. Holding the check are: Carole DiPaolo of the Coalition to Save Hempstead Harbor, Lynn Dwyer of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and Joan Leary Matthews, Director, Clean Water Division, of the USEPA Region 2.

November 18, 2014 — Top federal and state environmental officials today announced 22 grants totaling more than $1.3 million to local government and community groups. 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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Ask Dr. K

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Artificial Reefs

February 10, 2015 — Dr. K is asked at a meeting for the Sound's Comprehensive Conservation and management Plan why there are not more projects to use artificial reefs to increase fish habitat. 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

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A Monitoring Plan for Long Island Sound

2015 — The monitoring plan was prepared in 1994 by the COAST Institute Marine Science Research Center for Tetratech, Inc. It was submitted to the EPA on behalf of the Long Island Sound Study. Because of the large file size of the full document in pdf format,,  the report is divided into pdf documents by chapter headings. […] Continue Reading

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Plan Update

Mark Tedesco, EPA Long Island Sound Office director, discusses the CCMP with Drew Carey, a consultant. Event was at Southern Connecticut State University on Sept. 17, 2014

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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Multimedia Gallery (Photos, Videos & Slideshows)

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Long Island Sound Oyster Men

March 2015 — The video about Long Island Sound Bay Men is a 2015 Real Food Media Contest Finalist. Continue Reading

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