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Restore America’s Estuaries Announces RFA for the Long Island Sound Community Impact Fund

October 12, 2023 — Up to $1.5 million available to build capacity in under-resourced Connecticut and New York communities to help protect and restore… Read More

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LIS Field Excursions & SRC Bi-State Workshop To Be Held This Fall

October 5, 2023 — Save the Date for 2nd Annual Sustainable & Resilient Communities Bi-State Workshop Last year, more than 260 people attended the… Read More

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Long Island Garden Rewards Program Off to a Good Start

October 3, 2023 — Long Island Regional Planning Council offers ‘Garden Rewards’ grant program for homeowners to reduce runoff and nitrogen pollution Up to… Read More

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Video Now Available for Climate Resilience Webinar

October 2, 2023 — The extension professionals of the Connecticut and New York Sea Grant Programs, through the Sustainable and Resilient Communities initiative, have… Read More

Scientists count and measure oysters at Fence Creek in Madison, Connecticut. Photo Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Kristen Jabanoski

Understanding the Health Of Long Island Sound’s Oyster Beds

September 26, 2023 — Expanding natural oyster populations can benefit people and the environment. However, scientists do not know how unmanaged oyster populations affect… Read More

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Shell Day 2023

August 14, 2023 — Aug. 24, 2023 is Shell Day in Connecticut. Scientists and resource managers will join forces with community-based water quality monitoring… Read More

graphic to promote Steps to Resilience webinar for the SRC initiative

Sea Grants to Hold ‘Steps to Resilience’ Webinar in September

August 10, 2023 — The Steps to Resilience webinar for Long Island Sound communities in September will be the first webinar in a series… Read More

Annual Anti-trash Campaign Targets Long Wharf Area of New Haven for Cleanup

August 7, 2023 — More information: Judy Benson, CT Sea Grant communications coordinator, [email protected], (860) 287-6426 Melissa Pappas, Save the Sound ecological communications specialist,… Read More

Save the Date! NYSDEC and New York Sea Grant to Host Free Public Webinar on Sustainable Lawn-care Practices

June 23, 2023 — Are you looking for ways to make your yard eco-friendly? If so, join LISS partners this summer to learn more… Read More

At the Beardsley Park Zoo in Bridgeport, CT stormwater travels through the curb cut into the vegetation of this rain garden for treatment instead of directly entering the storm drain.

NEIWPCC Seeks Proposals for Developing ‘BMP’ Nonpoint Source Tracking Tool

June 21, 2023 — NEIWPCC, in cooperation with Long Island Sound Study, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and other partners, is… Read More

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