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View Map of Events for Celebrating 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

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

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

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

Concerned about Coastal Erosion?

May 4, 2022 — For more information, contact: Elizabeth Hornstein, LISS Sustainable and Resilient Communities Extension Professional at [email protected], or 631-632-3093. Read More

New Sea Grant Specialists in NY and CT Help Expand LI Sound Study’s Basin-wide Sound Efforts
Long Island Sound Study – Press Release

March 30, 2022 — A handful of new Sea Grant specialists — in both New York and Connecticut — help expand Long Island Sound… Read More

The Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher Program is BACK

March 11, 2022 — The Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher program is back and accepting applications from teachers and educators interested in leading workshops in Fall 2022! Read More

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