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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. This issue… 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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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

Two individuals stand on experimental mounds, mounds of dirt that are used for saltmarsh sparrow nesting.

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

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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

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