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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

Long Island Sound Study Launches Next Generation of Its Website

March 23, 2020 — The Long Island Sound Study has launched a new website design that will make it easier to communicate the efforts of the federal, state, and local partners to protect and restore the Long Island Sound, an estuary of national significance. Read More

Seaweed Farming in Connecticut and New York Takes Off

February 24, 2020 — Growing sugar kelp is being tested in three pilot projects to find out if seaweed can be cultivated in Long Island Sound and other regional waters to improve water quality. Read More

Save the Sound and NYS Parks Complete Transformational Project at Sunken Meadow State Park

February 24, 2020 — Save the Sound and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (NYS Parks) have completed the final phase of improvements designed to restore and protect 135 acres of salt marsh in Sunken Meadow State Park. Read More

Sound Bytes Winter 2020

February 22, 2020 — Read the Winter 2020 issue of Sound Bytes. Download the Winter 2020 issue as a PDF here. Read More

Registration Now Open for Spring Workshop on Creating Successful Behavior Change Campaigns

February 21, 2020 — The April 28-29th workshop to learn how to develop effective environmental campaigns using Community-Based Social Marketing techniques was postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. The Long Island Sound Study is looking forward to rescheduling the event soon. Read More

Sound Bytes Fall 2019

November 14, 2019 — Read the Fall 2019 issue¬†of¬†Sound Bytes. Download the Fall 2019 issue as a PDF here. Read More

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