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LISS Launches New Climate Change Website

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February 9, 2016 — The website is a resource for residents, educators, and municipal officials to learn more about climate change issues that can impact Long Island Sound. Continue Reading

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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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2015 Work Plan

2015 — LISS's new work plan for the upcoming fiscal year is now available. 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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Caumsett State Park Coastal Grassland restoration site during restoration (July 2013-photo NYSDEC) lowres

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February 2016 — LISS's website has a new database that highlights habitat restoration and protection projects, including this grasslands restoration project. Continue Reading

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Stewardship Success Stories & Videos

Griswold Pt 2015

Trails Day Hike at Griswold Point

The Trails Day hike that was conducted at Griswold Point, located in the Lower Connecticut River Stewardship Area, focused on climate change, glacial geology, native plants, and the plight of the salt marsh sparrow. Continue Reading

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