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Register for a Workshop, and Start Planning for the 2023 Futures Fund Grant Program!

January 12, 2023 — It’s not too early for organizations and municipalities to start planning for the 2023 Long Island Sound Futures Fund grant… Read More

$10.3 Million in Grants Awarded to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

December 12, 2022 — Contact:  Kristen Peterson, for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), 410-353-3582, [email protected] Stephen McBay, US EPA Region 2, 212-637-3672, [email protected]Read More

Grant Writing Support Now Available for Sustainable and Resilience-Focused Projects

November 23, 2022 — Contact: Sustainable and Resilient Communities Extension Professionals, [email protected] Nov. 23, 2022 – With funding through the Long Island Sound Study… Read More

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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

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