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The Islands Issue

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September 22, 2011 — Sound Update's latest issue focuses on the unique islands of Long Island Sound. Continue Reading

Spring 2011—LISS Priorities Issue

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April 15, 2011 — Sound Update's spring 2011 issue looks at upcoming priorities for Long Island Sound. Continue Reading

Fall 2010—Urban Waters Issue

December 15, 2010 — LISS's print newsletter highlights projects to restore urban waterways. Continue Reading

Summer 2010 Issue—Oil Spills: Common, Even in the Sound

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August 19, 2010 — Sound Update Summer 2010 issue focuses on oil spills in Long Island Sound and how to prepare for oil spill accidents. Continue Reading

Winter 2010 Long Island Sound Study’s Role in Habitat Restoration

January 12, 2010 — A habitat is the natural environment in which an organism or biological population lives or grows. Continue Reading

Fall 09 Wildlife In and Around the Sound

October 12, 2009 — Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) are probably the most recognized species of cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) in the world, found worldwide in tropical to cold-temperate waters. Bottlenose dolphins, which are known to live more than 50 years, can grow six to 12 feet in length. Their coloration varies from blue-gray to brown with white to […] Continue Reading

Spring 09 Let’s Go Fishing

April 12, 2009 — Most anglers are aware of the many rules and regulations for harvesting marine finfish but many are unaware of the basic information needed to formulate these regulations. In addition to “fishery-dependent” information, such as assessing marine participation or angler success, fishery scientists use “fishery-independent” data to conduct regional and coast wide stock assessments for several […] Continue Reading

Winter 09 Investing in Clean Water

January 12, 2009 — Long Island Sound Habitats: Read the latest issue of Sound Update and learn about our area's coastal grasslands and forests, the benefits of healthy riverbank vegetation, a beach restoration project, and how you can garden to protect local habitats and the Sound. Continue Reading

Fall 08 Lawn and Garden Issue

September 12, 2008 — The health of Long Island Sound (LIS) is inextricably connected to the health of the watershed that surrounds it. Keeping a watershed, the area of land that drains into a common outlet such as a river, lake, bay or ocean, free of pollution is extremely important to the health of the entire ecosystem. Two types […] Continue Reading

Spring 08 Impacts of Climate Change on LIS

April 12, 2008 — Estuaries like Long Island Sound (LIS) face multiple stressors from industrialization, a concentrated coastal populace, coastal development, and myriad commercial and recreational activities. While the estuarine environment is, by nature, variable and changing, necessitating inhabitant resiliency, climate change is very likely, among other effects, to affect the distribution and interaction of native estuarine organisms, especially […] Continue Reading

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