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Priority Nitrogen Management Areas

March 16, 2010 — Three levels of priority for managing nonpoint sources of nitrogen. Within Level 1, the highest priority sub-drainage basins are shown in black and include all of the portions of Westchester, Suffolk and Nassau Counties and New York City that lie within the sound’s drainage area and the densely populated portions of Fairfield and New Haven […] Continue Reading

Conditions by Basin

Conditions by Basin

March 15, 2010 — Describing the condition of a water body 110 miles long poses a challenge. Hydrology (the movement of water) and sediment characteristics vary within each of the Sound’s sub-basins, as does the degree of shoreline development. Water quality in any location varies by season. And in some locations, historical contaminant discharges still affect present-day conditions. In […] Continue Reading

Restoring Long Island Sound’s Habitats: 2002 Restoration Sites

December 12, 2002 — To view the full map of restoration sites, download the pdf document Continue Reading

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