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2012 Work Plan

June 7, 2012 — Each year the Long Island Sound Study develops a Work Plan that outlines the work being done with EPA funds to help achieve the goals of the Study’s  Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan. The 2012 Work Plan describes  LISS  activities  planned with 2012 federal funding for Oct. 1, 2012-Sept. 30, 2013. It also highlights  projects […] Continue Reading

Sound Advice

February 6, 2012 — Published in 2002, Sound Advice is a handy guide to help homeowners maintain an environmentally safe home and garden. It also teaches homeowners how to avoid practices that  pollute our streams and rivers and ultimately Long Island Sound. Note: Some of the contact numbers in Appendix A are outdated. download Sound_Advice. Continue Reading

Long Island Sound Study Action Agenda

September 9, 2011 — On Sept. 6, 2011, at the last of the Sound Vision events sponsored by Save the Sound, the Long Island Sound Study announced its Action Agenda: 2011-2013. Periodically,  LISS has developed agreements to guide and prioritize implementation of the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan – such agreements were developed in 1996, 2003, and 2006.  The […] Continue Reading

Sound Vision Plan

August 2, 2011 — Sound Vision is a plan drafted by Long Island Sound Study’s Citizens Advisory Committee. It is a product of a collaborative process that included an extensive review of the existing Long Island Sound Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP), tracking expenditures and program outcomes, surveys of the Long Island Sound Study’s (LISS) Citizens Advisory Committee […] Continue Reading

2011 Work Plan

July 11, 2011 — Each year the Long Island Sound Study develops a Work Plan that outlines the work being done with EPA funds to help achieve the goals of the Study’s  Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan. The 2011 Work Plan describes  LISS  activities  planned with 2011 federal funding for Oct. 1, 2011-Sept. 30, 2012. It also highlights  projects […] Continue Reading

2009 Eelgrass Survey

July 10, 2010 — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service completed its report of a 2009 survey of eelgrass beds in eastern Connecticut and the North Fork of Long Island. Continue Reading

2010 Work Plan

June 23, 2009 — The 2010 Work Plan describes the LISS  activities  planned with 2010 federal funding for Oct. 1, 2010-Sept. 30, 2011 and highlights the accomplishments of projects from Oct. 1, 2009-Sept. 30, 2010 funded with 2009 federal fiscal funds. . To view the work plan, download the pdf document Continue Reading

Sound Health 2008 Environmental Indicators

December 12, 2008 — What are Environmental Indicators? What is DPSIR? Environmental indicators provide quantitative information on ecological resources, including the state of specific environmental conditions, good or bad. There are several methods to categorize and analyze types of indicators. For Sound Health, each indicator will be classified as a Driver, Pressure, State, Impact, or Response under the “DPSIR” […] Continue Reading

Public Perception Survey of Long Island Sound Watershed Residents

November 16, 2006 — The Long Island Sound Study was established in 1985 as a collaborative effort to restore and protect the Sound. The partners include federal, state, interstate, and local government agencies, industries, universities, and non-profit groups. Community residents have always been an important part of this mix. Since the 1980s, for instance, thousands of volunteers have organized […] Continue Reading

2006 Stewardship Atlas

January 11, 2006 — Introduction In 2005, as a culmination of over 3 years of effort, the Long Island Sound Stewardship Initiative work group identified areas around the Sound with significant recreational and ecological values. The 2006 Stewardship Atlas provides maps of these 33 areas, which have been recommended as the inaugural stewardship areas, and describes the major ecological […] Continue Reading

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