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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

December 2016

Icy waters meet up with coastal grasses along the Connecticut River shoreline. View Photo

November 2016

A mid-November snowstorm over the Sound taken in 2004 from a NASA satellite. View Photo


October 2016

New York State Parks Education Staff hold up new Long Island Sound Stewardship signs at Sunken Meadow State Park. View Photo

September 2016

Stonington Borough's coastline is being protected with a newly restored coastal wetland. View Photo

August 2016

For the second year in a row whales were spotted by boaters in Western Long Island Sound. View Photo

July 2016

Volunteers and NY Parks staff planted 2,000 cordgrass shoots in just 3 hours at Sunken Meadow State Park. View Photo


June 2016

A common shiner in the stretch of a newly restored steam formerly occupied by Ed Bills Pond in Lyme, CT. View Photo

May 2016

Did you know Long Island Sound has corals? View Photo

April 2016

Majestic Osprey makes a Long Island Sound comeback. View Photo

March 2016

What will this marsh habitat look like in the future, according to sea level rise projections? View Photo

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