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Protecting the Health of Long Island Sound through Gardening

June 29, 2020 — “Everything is connected – plants, land use and waterways…what we do matters – what we do on an individual level.”… Read More

LIS Coastal Bioblitz

June 15, 2020 — The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) and the Long Island Invasive Species Management Area (LIISMA) are partnering to host the first-ever Long Island Sound (LIS) Coastal Bioblitz, a two-week, semi-virtual event that encourages participants anywhere within Queens and the North Shore of Long Island to head outside to coastal habitats and help find and identify species using the citizen science app iNaturalist. Read More

Exploring the Connecticut College Arboretum

June 12, 2020 — Maggie Redfern, the assistant director of the Connecticut College Arboretum, joined Gardening for Good host Judy Preston recently to discuss… Read More

First Alewife Spotted on the Hutchinson River Since the 19th Century

May 21, 2020 — For the first time since the 19th century, an alewife was recorded this spring in the Hutchinson River in southern… Read More

New Estuaries Grant Program Seeks Applications

May 8, 2020 — A new grant program addressing issues threatening the well-being of estuaries is now seeking proposals for grants ranging between $75,000 and $250,000. Read More

Celebrating Earth Day

May 1, 2020 — In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Judy and Jim Sirch of Yale University's Peabody Museum discuss the books and online resources that have inspired a greater understanding of ecology in general, and gardening specifically. Read More

Year in Review 2019

May 1, 2020 — The spring 2020 issue of Sound Update focuses on Long Island Sound Study’s Year in Review of 2019. Various clean… Read More

Staff Working Remote; Workshops Postponed

April 30, 2020 — LISS staff are continuing to work on projects, but in remote locations. Workshops have been postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More

Sound Spotlight celebrates 50th anniversary of Earth Day with a photo taken the International Space Station from 6 feb 2012 show east coast United States at night. Long Island Sound can be seen in the right corner.

LISS Celebrates Earth Day and its Own Anniversaries

April 20, 2020 — This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the US Environmental Protection Agency. It also is the 35th… Read More

Nursery Owner and Farmer Discusses Sustainable Gardening

April 3, 2020 — Judy talks about what it means to garden sustainably with Nancy Ballek of Ballek’s Garden Center in East Haddam, CT.… Read More

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