Photos of the Long Island Sound

Media Center

News Releases

$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

November 18, 2014 — Top federal and state environmental officials today announced 22 grants totaling more than $1.3 million to local government and community groups. Continue Reading

Water Quality Improves in Long Island Sound

October 9, 2014 — For the second summer in a row, concentrations of dissolved oxygen in Long Island Sound are higher than the long-term average. Continue Reading

Partnership Releases New Blueprint to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound

September 8, 2014 — The draft Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan Update reflects the changing needs of communities, incorporates scientific and technological advances, and addresses new environmental challenges. Continue Reading

Volunteer Stewardship Days this July

June 19, 2014 — Help restore and protect the Sound this summer by attending one or all of our upcoming volunteer Stewardship Days. Continue Reading

Alewife Monitoring Training Sessions in Long Island this March

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

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

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

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

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

← View Newer Articles View Older Articles →

Subscribe to receive our e-newsletter, Sound Bytes by providing your email address. Interested in a free copy of our print newsletter, Sound Update? Then also provide your home/company/school address.