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NFWF Announces Requests for Proposals for 2020 Futures Fund

March 23, 2020 — The National Fish and Wildlife Found has announced the release of the updated and enhanced 2020 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Long Island Sound Futures Fund grant program. Read More

Long Island Sound Study Launches Next Generation of Its Website

March 23, 2020 — The Long Island Sound Study has launched a new website design that will make it easier to communicate the efforts of the federal, state, and local partners to protect and restore the Long Island Sound, an estuary of national significance. Read More

Seaweed Farming in Connecticut and New York Takes Off

February 24, 2020 — Growing sugar kelp is being tested in three pilot projects to find out if seaweed can be cultivated in Long Island Sound and other regional waters to improve water quality. Read More

Save the Sound and NYS Parks Complete Transformational Project at Sunken Meadow State Park

February 24, 2020 — Save the Sound and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (NYS Parks) have completed the final phase of improvements designed to restore and protect 135 acres of salt marsh in Sunken Meadow State Park. Read More

Sound Bytes Winter 2020

February 22, 2020 — Read the Winter 2020 issue of Sound Bytes. Download the Winter 2020 issue as a PDF here. Read More

Registration Now Open for Spring Workshop on Creating Successful Behavior Change Campaigns

February 21, 2020 — The April 28-29th workshop to learn how to develop effective environmental campaigns using Community-Based Social Marketing techniques was postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. The Long Island Sound Study is looking forward to rescheduling the event soon. Read More

Sound Bytes Fall 2019

November 14, 2019 — Read the Fall 2019 issue of Sound Bytes. Download the Fall 2019 issue as a PDF here. Read More

$2.6 Million in Grants Awarded to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

November 4, 2019 — Top federal and state environmental officials from New England and New York announced 35 grants totaling $2.6 million. Read More

A “Green” Parking Lot

September 27, 2019 — Mamaroneck Town Supervisor Nancy Seligson describes the Town Center’s new parking lot, which was designed to control polluted runoff from… Read More

NY Sea Grant/LISS Sponsors 2 Mentor Teacher Workshops in October

September 18, 2019 — New York Sea Grant and the Long Island Sound Study are sponsoring two mentor teacher workshops on water pollution issues in October on Long Island. Read More

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