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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

Long Island Sound Topics Featured in National Coastal and Estuarine Summit

September 14, 2020 — Area scientists and resource managers involved in the restoration of Long Island Sound are well represented in this year’s National… Read More

Summer #DontTrashLISound Social Media Campaign Starts Aug. 3

August 3, 2020 — The summer campaign highlighting the problem of marine plastic debris is in its fourth year. Read More

Sound Bytes Spring 2020

July 13, 2020 — Read the Spring 2020 issue of Sound Bytes. Download the Spring 2020 issue as a PDF here. Read More

LIS Coastal Bioblitz

June 15, 2020 — The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) and the Long Island Invasive Species Management Area (LIISMA) are partnering to host the first-ever Long Island Sound (LIS) Coastal Bioblitz, a two-week, semi-virtual event that encourages participants anywhere within Queens and the North Shore of Long Island to head outside to coastal habitats and help find and identify species using the citizen science app iNaturalist. Read More

First Alewife Spotted on the Hutchinson River Since the 19th Century

May 21, 2020 — For the first time since the 19th century, an alewife was recorded this spring in the Hutchinson River in southern… Read More

New Estuaries Grant Program Seeks Applications

May 8, 2020 — A new grant program addressing issues threatening the well-being of estuaries is now seeking proposals for grants ranging between $75,000 and $250,000. Read More

Staff Working Remote; Workshops Postponed

April 30, 2020 — LISS staff are continuing to work on projects, but in remote locations. Workshops have been postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More

NFWF Announces Requests for Proposals for 2020 Futures Fund

March 23, 2020 — The National Fish and Wildlife Found has announced the release of the updated and enhanced 2020 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Long Island Sound Futures Fund grant program. Read More

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