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Coastal Erosion Forums Held on Long Island

May 17, 2023 — Two forums — one held at Locust Valley Library in Nassau County on May 4 and another at the Port… Read More

Grants available in Long Island for homeowners to pursue healthy gardening practices

May 15, 2023 — Long Island Regional Planning Council to offer ‘Garden Rewards’ grant program for homeowners to reduce runoff and nitrogen pollution Up… Read More

Project to focus on identifying environmental objectives of underserved communities in the Long Island Sound region

April 13, 2023 — The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) national estuary program is working with natural resources consulting group Responsive Management to assess the needs, concerns, and challenges facing underserved populations and vulnerable communities related to their coastal environments. Read More

Connecticut Sea Grant seeking applicants for 3 positions

March 8, 2023 — Connecticut Sea Grant is excited to share openings for three extension positions.  Read More

Futures Fund 2023 request for proposals announced

March 3, 2023 — The Long Island Sound Futures Fund 2023 Request for proposals is now open. Read More

Nine research projects focus on Long Island Sound marshes, water quality, public beaches

March 2, 2023 — Long Island Sound water quality, salt marsh and public beach characteristics will be examined by marine and social scientists in nine research projects awarded funding by the Connecticut and New York Sea Grant programs (CTSG and NYSG respectively) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Long Island Sound Study (LISS) Research Grant Program. Read More

Sound Matters Winter 2023 Issue

February 7, 2023 — Read the Winter 2023 issue of Sound Matters, the newsletter of the Long Island Sound Study. PDF version available here. Read More

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 — NEW YORK (December 12, 2022) – Today, top federal and state environmental agencies and officials from New England and New York, including the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), announced 41 grants totaling $10.3 million to organizations and local governments to improve the environment of Long Island Sound. 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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