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June 2019

Sea lettuce, Ulva lactuca, is found along the open coast, estuaries, and bays of Long Island Sound. View Photo

May 2019

A winter skate at the bottom of Long Island Sound. View Photo

April 2019

A project to restore a coastal forest in Mamaroneck helps LISS fulfill a goal to restore 2,000 acres of habitat. View Photo

March 2019

Attend a training session this month to learn how to track river herring populations. View Photo


February 2019

Latest issue of Wrack Lines celebrates Connecticut Sea Grant's 30th anniversary. View Photo

January 2019

Ice accumulates on the CT River, Jan. 2018 View Photo

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

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