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New Map of Upcoming Environmental Events Celebrates National Estuaries Week

September 16, 2022 — Local estuary programs partner for their 5th annual celebration of estuaries-the special places where rivers meet the sea. Estuaries are… Read More

BIL FACT Sheet Series

August 29, 2022 — Read More

Great Meadows Marsh Shows Promising Signs After Undergoing 33-Acre Restoration Project

August 3, 2022 — Renovations include improved community access, 33 acres of restored tidal marsh, and experimental hummocks for saltmarsh sparrow nesting  By Cheyenne… Read More

Seven Varieties of Salt Marsh Plants by the Numbers

August 2, 2022 — All seven of these plants will be used to revegetate Great Meadows Marsh, in addition to 3,000 rare marsh pink… Read More

2022 Work Plan

July 20, 2022 — Each year the Long Island Sound Study develops a Work Plan as part of the National Estuary Program that outlines… Read More

New Environmental Justice Grant: Long Island Sound Community Impact Fund

July 12, 2022 — New Environmental Justice Grant: Long Island Sound Community Impact Fund (Applications due Sept. 12, 2022)  The Long Island Sound Study… Read More

Sound Matters Spring 2022 Issue

June 1, 2022 — Read the Spring 2022 issue of Sound Matters, the newsletter of the Long Island Sound Study. PDF version available here. Read More

Meet the UConn Researcher Tracking the Changing Chemistry of Long Island Sound

May 27, 2022 — By Kristen Jabanoski Dr. Penny Vlahos, Professor of Marine Sciences at University of Connecticut, set out with a bold agenda:… Read More

Diamondback Terrapins

May 23, 2022 — Diamondback terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) are the only aquatic turtle that lives in brackish waters (a mix of fresh and saltwater).… Read More

Year in Review 2021

May 11, 2022 — The spring 2022 issue of Sound Update focuses on Long Island Sound Study’s Year in Review of 2021. Various clean water, habitat… Read More

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