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Long Island Sound Takes Center Stage in New York and Connecticut Classrooms

June 26, 2024 — New schools network generates enthusiasm for ocean literacy From the Bronx, Long Island and Westchester County in New York, to… Read More

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Celebrating the American Horseshoe Crab: Long Island Sound’s Living Fossil

June 20, 2024 — In early summer, beachgoers and residents in Connecticut and New York might encounter a spiky, spider-like creature crawling up the… Read More

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Year in Review 2023

June 14, 2024 — The summer 2023 issue of Sound Update highlights some of Long Island Sound Study's projects and achievements from 2023. Read More

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Long Island Sound Environmental Justice Needs Assessment Report

June 6, 2024 — The Long Island Sound Environmental Justice Needs Assessment Report covers findings, methods, lessons learned, and recommendations from the 2023 EJ Needs Assessment. . Read More

Sound Matters Spring 2024 Issue

May 30, 2024 — Read the Spring 2024 issue of Sound Matters, the newsletter of the Long Island Sound Study. The PDF version available here.… Read More

Sen. Lieberman Provided Key Support in Early Efforts to Protect Long Island Sound

May 22, 2024 — Former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, who died from complications of a fall in March, championed many environmental causes… Read More

Fact Sheets Shine a Light on Sustainable Coastal Gardening and Landscaping Practices

May 22, 2024 — Formerly the Long Island Sound Study’s Connecticut Outreach Coordinator through Connecticut Sea Grant, Judy Preston is a self-proclaimed “plant person”… Read More

Study on Residential Fertilizer Use Helps to Identify Nitrogen “Hot Spots”

May 22, 2024 — Scientists combine a household lawn survey with a nitrogen transport model and water quality data to better inform resource managers… Read More

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Year Two of Long Island’s Stormwater Mitigation Program to Start Accepting Submissions

May 22, 2024 — Following a successful pilot in 2023, the ‘Garden Rewards’ program will soon accept applications for year two. Through the program,… Read More

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Staff Highlight

May 22, 2024 — Meet Christopher Eagler Chris joined the Long Island Sound Study with NEIWPCC in October of 2023 as the Long Island… Read More

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