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NFWF Seeks Proposals for 2021 Futures Fund Grant Program

April 1, 2021 — The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced that it is seeking proposals for the 2021 Long Island Sound Futures Fund grant program. The Request for Proposals is available on the NFWF website. Read More

Upcoming Opportunities: LISS seeks interns and fellows for 2021

February 23, 2021 — Long Island Sound Study partners are looking for interns and fellows to work in research, communications, and education for 2021. Read More

Sound Matters Winter 2021

February 17, 2021 — Read the Winter 2021 issue of Sound Matters. Download the Winter 2021 issue as a PDF here. Read More

Alewives in the Peconic River. Photo by: Bryan Young

15 Years of River Herring Volunteer Monitoring in Long Island Continues into 2021

February 16, 2021 — The Annual River Herring and American Eel Volunteer Survey continues in 2021, with virtual trainings coming in late February and early March. Read More

An eelgrass bed off of Fishers Island, N.Y. Photo: CCE Suffolk County Marine Program.

Eight Ecological Research Projects Seek to Inform Better Management of Long Island Sound

February 16, 2021 — Eight research projects have been awarded more than $2.8 million in federal funding through the Long Island Sound Study Research Grant Program. Read More

Black Sea Bass Populations Increasing Rapidly in the Sound

February 8, 2021 — The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) tracks a set of Ecosystem Indicators to measure the health of the Long Island… Read More

Hypoxic Area is Down, Continuing Positive Trend

February 8, 2021 — Despite the pandemic, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Interstate Environmental Commission completed their 30th consecutive… Read More

$3.8 Million in Grants Awarded to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

December 7, 2020 — Top federal and state environmental officials from New England and New York announced 38 grants totaling $3.8 million to local government, nongovernmental organizations, and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound. Read More

Cover image of the Estuary Day event flyer for the Long Island Sound Study's webinar, which took place September 25, 2020, at noon through Zoom

3rd Annual Estuary Day Goes Digital

October 5, 2020 — Estuaries, ecosystems where freshwater and saltwater meet, play very important roles in supporting the ecological, recreational, and economic needs of… Read More

How Living Shorelines Make the Coast Resilient

September 17, 2020 — What is a living shoreline project? National Geographic defines it as a “way of managing coastal areas to protect, restore,… Read More

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