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December 2018

Giving thanks to a refuge for birds at the mouth of the Connecticut River. View Photo

November 2018

Since 2010 the Long Island Sound Study’s Sound Steward Program has provided students with opportunities to learn about coastal ecology… View Photo

October 2018

Rocking the Boat youth paddle on the Bronx River near Hunts Point Riverside Park in the South Bronx. View Photo

September 2018

CTDEEP staff "Break the Single-Use Plastic Habit." View Photo


August 2018

"Illustration of the Month" highlights new social media campaign on protecting oceans and coastal waters from plastic trash. View Photo

July 2018

Visit Pleasure Beach in Bridgeport by Water Taxi. View Photo

June 2018

The annual Hunts Point Fish Parade in the South Bronx, which will be held this year on June 16,  starts… View Photo

May 2018

Alewife gets weighed and measure before being tagged and released into Beaver Lake. View Photo


April 2018

An American oystercatcher at Falkner Island in eastern Connecticut during the spring migratory season. View Photo

March 2018

Gardeners in the Coastal Certificate program take a coastal birding tour on Stratford Point. View Photo

February 2018

SoundWaters interns monitor water quality in Stamford Harbor. View Photo

January 2018

Lynde Point is a beautiful site when the marsh is covered with snow. View Photo


December 2017

A breezy Sunday morning at Marshlands Conservancy in Rye View Photo

November 2017

John McMurray demonstrates one way to catch menhaden, or bunker. View Photo

October 2017

A trash cleanup with kayaks off Chimon Island, a Long Island Island Sound Stewardship Area View Photo

September 2017

Copper, a harbor seal, was badly injured after being entangled in plastic. View Photo


August 2017

These students did their share in April to clean up Long Island Sound. View Photo

July 2017

Dolphins are back in the Sound! View Photo

June 2017

A replica 17th century boat that sailed LIS will be docked this summer and fall on the CT River. View Photo

May 2017

Looking for a Baltimore Oriole at Turtle Creek Preserve in Old Saybrook, CT View Photo


April 2017

View a "Story Map" to learn how changes in the landscape have made water bodies more vulnerable to pollution. View Photo

March 2017

Photographer Nadia Valla has an eye for photographing waterbirds along Westchester's Sound Shore. View Photo

February 2017

Mamaroneck's Marine Education Center is hosting first Sunday Winter Bird Walks. View Photo

January 2017

More hybrid boats, such as the Maritime Aquarium's Spirit of the Sound, are being proposed for Norwalk Harbor.. View Photo

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