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Alewife Monitoring Training Sessions in Long Island this March

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February 18, 2014 — Upcoming Alewife Monitoring Training Sessions will teach volunteers how to conduct alewife monitoring in Long Island. Continue Reading

NY Sea Grant Seeks Teachers to Become Long Island Sound Mentor Teachers

Educators conduct hands-on activities that they can use with their students during field trips to the beach. They are at a 2012 “Teach at the Beach” Mentor Teachers Workshop  in Wading River (Photo by Larissa Graham)

February 14, 2014 — NY Sea Grant is accepting applications for mentor teachers for this year’s Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher program in New York. Applications are due on March 3, 2014. Continue Reading

Survey Finds that Eelgrass in LIS is Increasing

December 12, 2013 — Eelgrass, an underwater plant that forms meadows that are ecologically important for fish and shellfish, increased by 4.5 percent in Long Island Sound, from 2009 to 2012. Continue Reading

LISS Announces Publication of New Science Book Synthesizing Decades of Long Island Sound Research

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December 9, 2013 — A new book provides the most comprehensive review and synthesis of scientific research of the Long Island Sound in 35 years. Continue Reading

CTDEEP Acquires 155 Acres of Open Space in Towns of Clinton and Westbrook

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October 29, 2013 — Purchase, with funding assistance from the Long Island Sound Study, helps to conserve an ecologically important area. Continue Reading

$1.29 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

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October 24, 2013 — The grants are part of the Long Island Sound Futures Fund, a program started by the Long Island Sound Study and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Continue Reading

Thousands to Toast the Coast Nationwide Sept. 28, 2013

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September 16, 2013 — The Long Island Sound Study (LISS), part of EPA’s National Estuary Program, is asking residents of Long Island Sound to join in a nationwide “Toast the Coast” on Sept. 28 in celebration of the 25th annual National Estuaries Day. Continue Reading

NY Sea Grant Seeks Teachers to Become Long Island Sound Mentor Teachers

Educators conduct hands-on activities that they can use with their students during field trips to the beach. They are at a 2012 “Teach at the Beach” Mentor Teachers Workshop  in Wading River (Photo by Larissa Graham)

April 1, 2013 — NY Sea Grant is accepting applications for mentor teachers for this year’s Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher program in New York. Applications are due on April 30, 2013. Continue Reading

Long Island Sound Study to Investigate Climate-Related Risks to Natural Resources

December 14, 2012 — New Climate Change Initiative Announced: The LISS-funded project investigates climate change impacts on key wildlife and ecosystem resources in Long Island Sound. Continue Reading

$1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

September 24, 2012 — More than $700,000 granted to support projects in Connecticut Continue Reading

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