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Sound Matters Winter 2021-2022 Issue

December 22, 2021 — Read the Winter 2021-2022 issue of Sound Matters, the newsletter of the Long Island Sound Study. Read More

Monitoring Reveals Signs of a Sturgeon Comeback in the Connecticut River

December 20, 2021 — CT DEEP biologists use tagging and acoustic telemetry monitoring in Connecticut waters and Long Island Sound. LISS funding will help… Read More

Can Slipper Snails and Sea Squirts Reveal Levels of Microplastic Pollution in the Sound?

December 20, 2021 — New University of Connecticut Study investigates if two commonly found filter feeders can be used to track the amount of microplastics in Long Island Sound. Read More

With Fish Ladders in Place, Scientists Turn Their Attention Towards Alewife Out-Migration Patterns

December 20, 2021 — The study will monitor the ability of juvenile alewives to leave Connecticut riverways and successfully reach the Long Island Sound   … Read More

New York Sea Grant Expands Long Island Sound Study Outreach Programs in New York City/ Western Basin

December 7, 2021 — NYSG/LISS Partnership spans over 30 years Contacts: Lillit (Lilli) Genovesi, Long Island Sound Outreach Coordinator, NYC, E: [email protected]   Robert… Read More

NFWF and Partners Announce $5.4 Million in Grants to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

December 6, 2021 — Contact Information:  Kristen Peterson, for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), 410-353-3582, [email protected] Mikayla Rumph, US EPA Region 1 (New… Read More

Partnering Agencies and NGOs Join Effort to Restore the Great Meadows Marsh. Find Out How You Can Get Involved Too!

October 25, 2021 — Soil and invasive plants will be removed, and volunteers will be enlisted to help plant the endangered Marsh Pink wildflower. … Read More

Fifth year of #DontTrashLISound Campaign Challenges People to “#DoOneThing”

August 16, 2021 — Aug. 10, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Judy Benson, CTSG Communications Coordinator, [email protected] Groton, CT (Aug. 10, 2021) – The… Read More

2021 Work Plan

August 4, 2021 — Each year the Long Island Sound Study develops a Work Plan as part of the National Estuary Program that outlines… Read More

Five-Year Progress Report for the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (2015-2019)

June 24, 2021 — Returning the Urban Sea to Abundance summarizes the progress made from 2015-2019 in restoring the health of Long Island Sound. Read More

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