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Sustainable and Resilient Communities Extension Professionals Host Regional Funding Workshops in CT and NY

May 10, 2024 — Formed in 2021, the Sustainable and Resilient Communities (SRC) team brings together five Extensional Professionals strategically located in Nassau, Suffolk,… Read More

2024 Long Island Sound Community Impact Fund Grant Slate

May 9, 2024 — Descriptions of all of the projects funded in New York and Connecticut through the Long Island Sound Community Impact Fund… Read More

Restore America’s Estuaries Announces Long Island Sound Community Impact Fund Subawardees

May 9, 2024 — Program Aims to Build Capacity for Organizations and Fund Projects that Address Environmental Justice Issues Throughout the Long Island Sound… Read More

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Young Stewards Explore Science on Stamford’s Coast

April 29, 2024 — A walk in Cove Island Park is often accompanied by the echoes of laughter and excitement of children. Nestled on… Read More

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Over $5.8 Million in BIL Funds Awarded to Port Washington Plant for Sewer System Improvements

April 17, 2024 — On February 15, 2024, Governor Kathy Hochul announced more than $166 million awarded to 187 water quality improvement projects (WQIP)… Read More

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Engagement Sessions to Give Public a Voice in Helping to Revise Plan for Long Island Sound

April 16, 2024 — Long Island Sound Study to Sponsor 9 Public Engagement Sessions in May The Long Island Sound Study is inviting residents of… Read More

Safeguarding Hempstead Harbor: A Story of Collaboration and Environmental Stewardship

March 18, 2024 — Since its inception, the Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee has made significant strides in revitalizing Hempstead Harbor, and serves as a model for collaborative environmental stewardship. Read More

Long Island Sound Study Celebrates “Women in Science” for Women’s History Month

March 15, 2024 — In March 1987, Congress established Women’s History Month to honor the contributions of women throughout American history. Contributions from women in the Long Island Sound Study program include water monitoring, research, education, conservation, and restoration efforts throughout the Sound. Read More

Long Island Sound Study Launches New Resilience Resource Hub Website

February 29, 2024 — For Immediate Release: February 28, 2024 Contacts: Judy Benson, CT Sea Grant communications coordinator: [email protected] C. Focazio, NY Sea Grant… Read More

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A Lifelong Steward of the Environment, Lynn Dwyer Says Farewell, Retiring After 20 Years Directing the Long Island Sound Futures Fund Program

February 23, 2024 — Lynn Dwyer has had a long career in conservation. Over 26 years to be exact, most of which were spent… Read More

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